Then he could have called it 'Dreams From My Mother'
I think it was to establish a racial choice he deliberately made.
He could hardly have passed himself off as white...
I doubt that at the time he wrote the book, he ever thought his paternity would be his downfall.
depends entirely on WHO the father was.
“He could hardly have passed himself off as white...”
No, but he could openly reject his whiteness and be “all black” with an authentic African father and everything. His hatred of white people barely stays under his thin skin, whatever color it is.