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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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Oungan yo, manbo yo, gangan yo, and granmoun yo of Bois Caiman offered an alternative structuring structure (form of system and social integration) for organizing the material resource framework and the agential initiatives of social actors, and must not be enframed within the structurally differentiating dialectical, postmodern, post-structural, and postcolonial logic of the West and the Affranchis (today's Haitian mulatto, Arab oligarchy, and petit-bourgeois Blacks) (Du Bois, 2012; Mocombe, 2016, 2017).
The African-Cherokee Guion Miller Rolls, a tribal enrollment database collected between 1906 and 1909, lists the Staffords and several other families who claimed Native-American heritage but unceremoniously became "mulatto" or "black" over the years.
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be considered at once a biographical document that illustrates the attitude of Dumas towards his 'negritude' and as a historical document that illustrates the attitude of many mulattoes in the middle of the nineteenth century." (8) Yet while Hoffmann argues that Dumas wrote Georges as a diatribe against the color prejudice that the author himself had experienced in France, I am much more interested in reading the implications of Dumas's cooptation of the trope of the "inspired mulatto" vis-a-vis a transatlantic print culture of the Haitian Revolution.
The Mulatto Republic draws from extensive research in Dominican, Puerto Rican, and US sources, both primary and secondary, in both Spanish and English.
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