The father's recalling of the daughter, to me, symbolizes a sort of incest or inbreeding, an allusion that comes up in the films Body, and Soul and Within Our Gates as well Incest is the product of the narcotic effect of the preacher, and is related to preachers" aversion to race-mixing
, which Micheaux supports and associates with Western pioneerism Sexual miscegenation is fundamental to Micheaux's integrationist theory and enemies of such mixing are reactionaries, who are effectively incestuous.
38] Unless slaves were removed from society after emancipation, they suggested, the only alternatives were race war or race-mixing
Without this race-mixing
, you wouldn't have rock 'n' roll.
The socially and morally ambiguous at best, or "impure" at worst, race-mixing
embodied in these marginalized Creole figures was made even more problematic by the freeing of several million black and mulatto slaves after the War.
Though there is lime interpretive boldness in his analysis of London's antiracist tales, Furer does dig new ground when he suggests that London's ideas about race-mixing
may have changed after he learned of Luther Burbank's experiments in plant hybridization, from which Burbank concluded that interracial breeding of human beings would benefit future humanity.
He also denounced churches that won't preach against the "wickedness" of "the American monetary system, the income tax, race-mixing
and multiculturalism, government schools, sodomy, women's lib, and the United Nations.