Tani Prell wrote this reflection on the theme of bravery.
Little White Lie is a documentary about Schwartz's childhood in a white, middle-class, Jewish household in Woodstock. Although her skin is darker than the rest of the family, Schwartz grew up believing she inherited her looks from a Sicilian grandfather. When she started college at Georgetown University, she was admitted as a black student based on her photo.
The Jews of Color Collective, at UC Berkeley, created a space in which I could be acknowledged as Jewish and as a person of color at the same time.