mulatto


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an offspring of a black and a white parent

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They sang one Negro melody after another, while the mulatto sat rocking himself, his head thrown back, his yellow face lifted, his shrivelled eyelids never fluttering.
He deemed it advisable, however, not to be too positive as to the date of the direful fact, and also to be uncertain whether it were perpetrated by an Irishman and a mulatto, or by the son of Erin alone.
Strickland had downed the mulatto twice, and the mulatto, sober, was a man to be reckoned with.
A buxom fat mulatto woman, with sparkling eyes, whose head is daintily ornamented with a handkerchief of many colours.
Among the dancers are two young mulatto girls, with large, black, drooping eyes, and head- gear after the fashion of the hostess, who are as shy, or feign to be, as though they never danced before, and so look down before the visitors, that their partners can see nothing but the long fringed lashes.
The crew of runners had left, and there remained only the officers, one boy, and the steward, a mulatto who an- swered to the name of Abraham.
One would think that the sole purpose of that fiend- ish gale had been to make a lunatic of that poor devil of a mulatto.
The mulatto, almost always the product of a white father and a black mother, is often called the product of a brothel, the result of colonial exploitation.
After he comes to realize she is a mulatto, a new emotion emerges which takes precedence over friendship and love; "sudden pity stirred his heart" (60).
Duvalier was the son of Francois "Papa Doc" Duvalier, a medical doctor-turned-dictator who promoted "Noirisme," a movement that sought to highlight Haiti's African roots over its European ones while uniting the black majority against a mulatto elite in a country divided by class and color.
Ethiopian President, Dr Mulatto Shuma, noted the government's willingness to provide all possible support to promote foreign investment in Ethiopia by providing facilities and incentives as well as implementing a policy that protects investments in the country.
7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Juliette Fairley's short films Diary of a Mulatto Bride and Mulatto Diaries provide viewers with a slice of bi-racial life much like newly elected New York Mayor de Blasio's family.
All the same, above all, Aguirre Beltran suggests that the cultural strain that the brown-skinned, Black, mulatto or persons of color brought from Africa and Spain integrated itself into Colonial Mexico.
However, through this lens Ocasio gives thoughtful and sensitive attention to the mulatto story of costumbrismo, illuminating both specific and larger issues in ways that are clear-eyed about injustice, support Afro-Cubans, and honor Cubans of all colors by enlarging the understanding of Cuban literature.
Entered for the Derby and other races as by Mulatto, he had been registered in the GSB as being by Tramp or Mulatto on the word of the man employed by Weatherbys to collect material for the book from some northern studs and breeders.