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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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be considered at once a biographical document that illustrates the attitude of Dumas towards his 'negritude' and as a historical document that illustrates the attitude of many mulattoes in the middle of the nineteenth century.
As mentioned earlier, the children born of the sexual unions between whites and blacks--and largely between enslaved African women and their white male captors--produced children, half black, half white, then commonly called mulattoes.
In Spanish Santo Domingo, the population numbered some 125,000, composed of 40,000 whites, 25,000 mulattoes and 60,000 African slaves.
None of the mulattoes or (more aptly) mulattas survive or have a happy fate, a fact that seems to corroborate Sterling Brown's observation in The Negro in American Fiction (1937) that the mulatto figure must "go down to a tragic end" (quoted in Raimon 2004, 4-5).
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.
Colonel Kanfo, in the North, marched on Oge with 3,000 slaves, and it was those 3,000 slaves who made the mulattoes make a run for it.
In costumbrismo, they were the mixed-race people known as mulattoes.
Dominicans, like many Latin American societies, were ruled by a white Spanish elite who lorded over a population principally comprised of mixed-race mulattoes or those who were of mixed European-Amerindian blood.
In 1693, a town of free blacks and mulattoes with a militia pledged to "spill their last drop of blood in defense of the Crown of Spain and the Holy Faith" had formed just north of St.
As the enslaved Africans and mulattoes of colonial Mexico converted to Catholicism, they formed their own confraternities under the supervision and with the support of the Roman clergymen, who encouraged a limited degree of autonomy (Von Germeten, pp.
Despite its flaws, The Thing with Two Heads occupies a special place in American discourse because it articulates the ways in which conjoined twins and mulattoes resemble each other as monsters that defy notions of personal and racial selfhood in the United States.