Miscegenation

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Miscegenation

Mixture of races. A term formerly applied to marriage between persons of different races. Statutes prohibiting marriage between persons of different races have been held to be invalid as contrary to the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

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It lacks, however, a bibliography of criticism, a surprising omission in a scholarly/critical edition; Powell is generous in the book's text to several critical studies of Russo (he reprints a large section of an essay I wrote as the introduction to Russo's Mixed Blood in 2005).
Other French colonies in the Caribbean and in lower Louisiana had contrasting and evolving policies toward "the others" as well as toward race mixture and the status of mixed bloods and manumitted slaves and their descendants.
The Clapp amendment removed the power to decide who was or who wasn't "competent" at White Earth from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs and based competence on blood quanta, awarding fee patents to all Anishinaabeg of "mixed blood," a category later defined by the United States Circuit Court of Appeals as an identifiable "admixture" of non-Indian "blood," however small.
33) of the quadroons who fit into neither white nor black society because of their mixed blood ancestry?
Peter Coviello's Intimacy in America: Dreams of Affiliation in Antebellum Literature(2005) and Betsy Erkkila's Mixed Blood and Other Crosses: Rethinking American Literature from the Revolution to the Culture Wars (2005) explore the representation of interpersonal and group emotional attachment in classic American texts from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Ingersoll (history, Ohio State U.) examines the origins and early history of mixed blood Indians in North America, then follows the lives of individual mixed bloods in the early national period.
Paul Morrissey's "Mixed Blood" remembers New York City at its roughest, depicting an underage drug war every bit as brutal (if not necessarily as stylish) as "City of God." Gothamites who bemoan the city's ongoing gentrification need only revisit this 1985 indie for a change of heart.
In the South, her mixed blood and light skin afforded her no special treatment.
When Danica learns that she is pregnant controversy arises, as neither kingdom wants this heir to the throne who will be of mixed blood. Adding to the conflict is the arrival of Syfka, an ancient falcon, who is seeking a fugitive who has taken refuge in the court of Danica and Zane.
These are just some of the many incendiary questions Lawrence sifts through in her analysis of the social, legal, and potitical discussions of mixed blood native peoples in Canada.
"Ethnic Fraud" is somebody of mixed blood ancestry who fundamentally embraces their Native heritage, but physically looks more European.