Chesnutt review Stephen P. Save What is a White Man by: In Maryland. Grady of Georgia--did not say what he meant.
More than half of the colored people of the United States are of mixed blood. Umberto Junior. By a retrogressive step the color-line was extended in 1861 in the case of marriage, which by statute was forbidden between a person of pure white blood and one having a visible admixture of African blood.
The states vary slightly in regard to what constitutes a mulatto or person of color. Mikey Campbell.
Summary and Analysis The essay contemplates the status of coloured people and of mulattoes in the prevailingly white society still burdened by the residues of slavery.
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His primary focus is the increased desire for, and attainment of, education in the African American community. But it is not invariably applicable to every admixture of African blood with the European. Having thus ascertained what constitutes a white man.
Hopefully this article would be useful to any of your researches. Some of these laws are of legislative origin. Basics Author Chesnutt, Charles Waddell.