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Colored Of Course is a memoir that brings the reader into the life and times of a New England colored girl in the 1930’s, showing through actual events, how race and class become timely issues rather than lifetime obstacles. Colored of Course answers questions about how children internalize social messages and the roles parents play in assisting them to cope. The memoir describes times, places, people and events that include encounters with racism. hope, expectation, courage and caring, influence outcomes and evidence how situations like poverty can be overcome. Dr. Shirley F. B. Carter was born in Boston, grew up in Mass- achusetts during the Great Depression, attended College and University in Massachusetts and is a third generation Black Yankee. After marriage and raising children, she is now retired, residing in Austin with her daughter and family.