Oscar winner Halle Berry is in the middle of a nasty custody battle with her ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry. The actress alleges that Aubry does not want their child Nahla to be identified as African-American. She considers the child black, citing the ‘one drop rule’ as the reason.
We hit the barbershops this week to get some responses to this age-old debate.
Are you familiar with the “one drop rule” — What is it?
What do you think of the reports that Halle Berry says her ex doesn’t want their baby called “black”? Do you agree with Halle Berry?
Do you agree with the one drop theory?
With a mixed race president and most blacks having mixed backgrounds, should this debate even matter?