Mulatto


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MULATTO. A person born of one white and one black parent. 7 Mass. R. 88; 2 Bailey, 558.

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The narrator will retain his identity as "a Black or a mulatto, as if the two weren't really the same.
Christian identifies four images that she believed Harper set out to refute: contented mammy, loose woman, conjure woman and tragic mulatto.
Miss Fairley's first biracial slice of life film Mulatto Saga was syndicated nationally on cable networks and network affiliates by Badami Productions in 2012.
Proud that their petition had been heard, the members of the brotherhood, among them the mulatto sergeant Antonio Narvaez, attached the papal reply on the church door.
In her historico-theoretical introductory chapter (subtitled "The Mulatto in Law and Literature"), Salih presents in considerable detail the background information, legal documents, critical theory, and research questions conditioning her analysis of the study's focal literary and cinematic texts.
The world of the Mulatto Nation occurs in a hyper-real time and space with quick cuts and rapid-fire conversations.
Throughout American literature, the subgenre of tragic mulatto fiction has critiqued segregation by focusing on the melodramatic lives of those divided by the color line.
John Henry Clarke often spoke of the mulatto factor as a negative force throughout the African holocaust.
IN REBECCA WALKER'S MEMOIR, Black, White, and Jewish: Autobiography of a Shifting Self (New York: Penguin, 2000), she employs two guiding images of herself: Movement Child and Tragic Mulatto.
The motley crew of sailors, coolies and convicts includes a bankrupt Raja, a Chinese opium addict, a lissom French runaway and a mulatto freedman from Baltimore.
During a religious festival in 1906, mulatto Heitor Rodrigues da Silva and Italian Gaspar Sabino bumped into each other at the door of Sao Carlos's central church.
You also talked about having your mother tell you stories when you were little and about not realizing yet that you were supposed to be the "insane, oversexed, tragic mulatto gal.