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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At the end of her story, Armand discovers that his son's blackness comes from his own mixed blood, and probably not Desiree's.
21) For this reason, it becomes highly effective for Morris to posit the controversial and well-known mixed-blood American historical figures examined in Queen of Beauty (President Thomas Jefferson, naturalist John James Audubon, scientist Norbert Rillieux) in metaphoric conversation with the mixed blood fictional characters based in Aotearoa (Virginia, Lia, Tania).
To intermix with our white brothers; Indian mixed bloods in the United States from the earliest times to the Indian removals.
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.
Papaschase, his brother, and their families were actually of mixed blood (Cree and European), so were also entitled to be classified as Metis and take scrip (coupons that could be exchanged for land or money) in extinguishment of any claims to other aboriginal rights they might have.
Prior to Knox's order, the Marine Corps followed the Navy's regulations banning African-Americans and those with mixed blood as "persons whose characters are suspicious.
Some are of clear Middle Eastern extraction, some are of mixed blood and others are Han people who believe in Islam.
They give Frank a hokey back story about being from mixed blood (he and Hidalgo are the same, you see), set him up with the frustrated daughter (Zuleikha Robinson) of the ruling sheik (Omar Sharif) and then sharply veer the story away from the race and into a 25-minute rescue subplot that's notable only for the number of ways the movie kills people and maintains its family-friendly PG-13 rating.
The Gros Ventre Indians call Robert Upham a mixed blood.
Thus, pure blood was associated with exemplary behavior, while mixed blood was associated with flaws.