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mulatto

1. a person having one Black and one White parent
2. of a light brown colour

Mulatto

 

the offspring of a mixed marriage between a Negro and a member of the Caucasoid race. Mulattoes constitute a significant part of the population of many Latin American and some African countries, notably the Republic of South Africa.

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Isabel Diaz - mulata, daughter of a mulato and an India
Their discourses on Cuban identity feature a doomed mulata figure.
Appealing to rich and poor alike, hers is not simply a tale about a clever and defiant mulata, a woman of Spanish and African ancestry who stood at the intersection of colonialism and modern nationhood and defied the old world powers that sought to contain her.
En este caso la exotizacion del otro caribeno se revela con mayor nitidez cuando un dia, al pasar por una agencia de viajes del barrio, los protagonistas ven el maniqui de carton de una mulata caribena, y uno de los amigos senala que "en el Caribe se 'folla' en cualquier lugar, todo el mundo lo hace en la playa y, ademas, las negras estan especialmente bien dotadas para ello, porque--y aqui ofrece una explicacion biologica asombrosa--tienen un hueso mas en la columna vertebral" (Cornejo-Parriego 519).
No caso de Francisco Figueira da Costa, cujo pai mais cedo em sua carreira tinha trabalhado num forno em Mazagao no norte da Africa; o avo materno tinha sido cozinheiro dos jesuitas e mais tarde alfaiate; e a avo materna era mulata, os membros da Mesa da Consciencia e Ordens observaram que o candidato tinha as caracteristicas pessoais fundamentais (as "partes pessoais") e a necessaria limpeza, mas que nao tinha qualidade, devido aos impedimentos acima mencionados de seu pai e de seus avos maternos.
Dos travestis, tres eram loiras, um era mulata e os demais nao informaram.
Through his examinations of Central American Revolutionary literature, Miguel Angel Asturias's Mulata de tal, and contemporary Maya literature, Arias demonstrates that even as some national literatures are perhaps better regarded internationally than within their native countries, the national imaginaries these literatures represent are still fertile ground upon which marginalized peoples like the Maya can contest hegemonic cultures.
Dolores Aponte-Ramos, in "Habladurias sobre la diferencia: la corporacion de la mulata en Nicolas Guillen" 'Rumors about the difference: the corporation of the mulata in Nicolas Guillen,' affirms that
A mulata slave, for example, might denounce her Spanish mistress for witchcraft, thus inverting the expectations usual within the sanctioned domain.
On the heels of his initial translating success, Rabassa signed on with Delacorte Press to translate Mulata de tal, by the future Nobel laureate from Guatemala, Miguel Asturias.
We hear what very well may be a transformed and sultry echo of Luis Pales Matos or Nicolas Guillen in "America," where "De las / tetas de Zacatecas se alimentaba / la Mulata de Plata a mamada por dia.
The shifting musical representation of the malandro/a and mulata (inexplicably ignored by both Vianna and Hanchard), for example, with its dialectic of consent and contestation, speaks volumes about the contradictions of social and economic 'integration' for blacks under the Vargas regime, as a shifting labour market meant the absorption of some blacks into the workforce, but only limited social mobility or none at all for most.