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StoryCorps Boston: Sisters Defy Categorization By Race

Orpha Rivera, left, with her older sister, Kathleen Rivera Cruz (Courtesy StoryCorps)

Orpha Rivera, left, with her older sister, Kathleen Rivera Cruz (Courtesy StoryCorps)

Our series of conversations about race continues with Orpha Rivera and Kathleen Rivera Cruz. The children of Dominican parents, Orpha and older sister Kathleen grew up in Texas, where schoolmates were unable to identify the sisters’ race.

StoryCorps Boston is produced by WBUR’s George Hicks.

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