miscegenation miscegenation

Definition(s):

  • (n) reproduction by parents of different races (especially by white and non-white persons)

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Usage(s):

  1. But to lose over the ancient fear of miscegenation is ridiculous.
  2. It is a drama of miscegenation, called All God's Chillun Got Wings.
  3. Florida will affect other state miscegenation laws will not be known until the court hands down its decision next fall.

News

  • George Zimmerman Is Not Guilty. But He Is Not Innocent.

    In 1870, just five years after the Civil War ended, a white state senator in Hinds County, Mississippi, in the very heart of the Old Confederacy, just on the southern edge of the Mississippi Delta, married a black Northern woman. This man, A.T. Morgan, wasn’t scorned for his miscegenation (a deed not constitutionally protected by the Supreme Court for another century). In fact, he was reelected ...
    on July 15, 2013     Source: San Antonio Current

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Quotes

  1. "I would have probably said it's less important that we focus on an anti-miscegenation law than we focus on a voting rights law and a non-discrimination and employment law and all the legal rights that are conferred by the state," Obama said.
    on Aug 9, 2007 By: Barack Obama Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Take a look at what Lott said he was "proud" to have voted for in 1948: "We stand for the segregation of the races and the racial identity of each race . . . . We oppose the elimination of segregation, the repeal of miscegenation statutes . . . . We...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Trent Lott Source: Sound Politics (blog)

  3. "We have a racial birth defect that we've never quite dealt with," Rice said. "Which is that, really, there were two founding races-Europeans and Africans. They came here together, there was miscegenation. We founded and built this country...
    on Dec 21, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Wall Street Journal

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