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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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26) But it was the Liverpudlian, Henry Koster, who resided in Brazil in the years 1809-15 and 1816-20 and travelled extensively in the north-east and the sertao, who was the most acute foreign observer of Portuguese reactions to black slaves, and persons of mixed race, notably mulattoes but also mamelucos.
104) Free mulattoes responded to white hostility by identifying themselves with the rest of African America; indeed, they had little choice but to "be made black.
that mulattoes were physically inferior to both blacks and whites.
The literary historian Leon-Francois Hoffmann has probably provided the most ardent of these biographical readings, however, when he implies that "Georges can be considered at once a biographical document that illustrates the attitude of Dumas towards his 'negritude' and as a historical document that illustrates the attitude of many mulattoes in the middle of the nineteenth century.
His account is a powerful complement to Donald Bogle's Toms, Mulattoes, Mammies, & Bucks, the iconic history of Blacks in American film.
Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies, and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films, 5th Edition
30) Mulattoes were often lighter than Africans in skin color.
This class knew that at the bottom of the social pyramid lay landless peasants of Andalusia, growing Cuban slave populations, and "5 million mestizos, mulattoes, and ethnic Indians exploited by dominant whites, criollo and pensinsular"(p.
In the late colonial period, Mulattoes and free Blacks represented an intermediary group seeking privileges by associating with Whites; it was only when the latter rejected these overtures that the former fully joined the revolutionary struggle.
The census identified three distinct classes: 452,000 Africans at the bottom tier, a middle tier of 28,000 mulattoes and 32,000 white colonials at the top.
Without exception, all the collected stories have as protagonists single, poor, old or eccentric women, blacks, mulattoes, emigrants or other characters who fall outside the ambit of the 'ruling narrative.
There are of course, no living Britons who are as black as negroes, but some are as dark as mulattoes and many darker than Chinese.