Mixed Race

Some articles on mixed, mixed race, race:

Multiracial American - Identity - African Americans
... Sometimes people of mixed African-American and Native American descent report having had elder family members withholding pertinent genealogical information ... Jefferson's with Sally Hemings, did not acknowledge their mixed-race slave children in records, so paternity was lost ... terms free people of color and mulatto to classify people of apparent mixed race ...
History Of Slavery In The United States - Colonial America
... Ira Berlin noted that what he called the charter generation was sometimes made up of mixed-race men who were indentured servants, and whose ancestry was African and Iberian ... Elizabeth Key Grinstead, a mixed-race woman, successfully gained her freedom and that of her son in the Virginia courts in 1656 by making her case as the daughter of the free Englishman Thomas Key ... children, and somewhat confined the open scandal of mixed-race children and miscegenation to within the slave quarters ...
London Ferrell - Early Life and Education
... boy London Ferrill after her brother, who was likely his father, as he was of mixed race ... researchers believe the naming suggests that Ferrill may have been of mixed race ... in the Family (1999), a study of the interracial relationships among his ancestors, mixed-race slaves were frequently given names that distinguished them from the others ...
Mixed Race Day
... Mixed Race Day is celebrated on June 27 in Brazil as a reference to the twenty-seven mixed-race ("mestiço" in Portuguese) representatives elected during the 1st ... in which caboclo activist Helda Castro was registered as the only mixed-race representative in the 1st National Conference for the Promotion of Racial ... Manaus established "Mixed Race Day" (Dia do Mestiço, in Portuguese) as an official day of the city on January 6, 2006 ...
African-American Heritage Of United States Presidents - Significance of Claims
... Jefferson's mixed-race children from his relationship with Sally Hemings, were seven-eighths white ... is ample evidence in historical records that people of mixed race could be accepted in communities, as they were documented as exercising the rights ... thoroughly explored the years of slavery and opened up discussion of race relations ...

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