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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What's in it for us is a more in-depth understanding of the tastes and values of young mulattoes.
In his analysis of such literature, Sollors claims that because tragic mulattoes housed two races in a single body, their "conflict was ultimately believed to be biological, generated by the 'warring blood' that was believed to be coursing in their veins" (224).
the body and the spirit of mulattoes (see Araujo 1994, 29; Skidmore
Following the publication of his collection of poems, Guillen maintained that he wrote about mulattoes because he thought of his poetry as a hybridized construct (Obra Poetica 102).
See also DONALD BOGLE, TOMS, COONS, MULATTOES, MAMMIES AND BUCKS: AN INTERPRETIVE HISTORY OF BLACKS IN AMERICAN FILMS (Continuum Int'l Publ'g Group 1994); PATRICIA A.
The Millers are mulattoes, which in white Wellington society stigmatizes them as social outcasts, although William is a world-class surgeon and a rich man.
The increment of MS among mestizos and mulattoes probably results from the Caucasian genetic dissemination between these two populations.
40) Mulattoes and blacks appeared in the documents only as of 1858.
In the American South, the rule was typically employed against mulattoes to keep them from "passing" as whites.
Kleurlinge in Suid-Afrika (en die wereldoor bekend as coloreds, mestizos, mulattoes, ens.
as well by Negroes, mulattoes, and Indians intermarrying with English, or other white women, as by their unlawful accompanying with one another.
These descendants of mixtures between Blacks and whites dating back to slave days were once called mulattoes, quadroons or octoroons, depending on their degree of whiteness.