Pamela Harris, and her husband, Jimmy, are part of a growing a trend in the US, blacks converting to Judaism.
I'm black, Jewish and I'm proud!
Okay, I'm not but this article, "Judaism drawing more blacks" takes a look at the African-Americans learning Judaism in Atlanta.
Correction: Oy vey, I stand corrected. According to American standards of "race," I would be considered at least half-black thanks to one "black" (really brown) parent.