romance outside of the gendered script of interracial sex
. Lesbian and
(12) See Chauncey Loomis's account of Charles Francis Hall's attitude toward interracial sex
for this argument (52).
Some readers will find Wiencek's treatment of interracial sex
in Virginia plantation society a bit sensationalistic, perhaps influenced more by contemporary cultural attitudes than those of Washington's time.
Unlike race moderates, however, African American radicals appealed to the revolutionary potential of interracial sex
. George Schuyler, who married a white woman in 1929, considered sexual controls over women a cornerstone of white domination.
Jessica Millward looks at the complexities of interracial sex
through the lens of the manumission of female slaves in the antebellum South.
Since self-identified multiracials began organizing in the late 1980s, what was once largely ignored (how the children of interracial unions identify racially), treated as taboo (interracial sex
and intimacy), or thought not to exist (multiracial community) is now becoming part of the cultural mainstream.
In Part I, in addition to describing the book, I identify and analyze Kennedy's core claims about the legitimate role of the state and social groups in matters of interracial sex
, marriage, identity, and adoption.
But the Lott affair brought to the surface all the garbage that was packed into the mind of the Old South, where the fear of interracial sex
loomed as the primal terror.
Williams is to listen to his wise, wry takes on a number of topics, in much the same narrative voice as in his excellent nonfiction book Flashbacks, where he confronts issues of interracial sex
, prejudice, bias in the media, South Africa, Israel, the black middle class, the black family and blacks in Europe.
The taboo against interracial sex
- officially expressed in the Immorality Act of 1927 and its amendment in 1950(1) - has roused the fictional imagination of a range of South African writers.
He first delineates "five basic issues involved in the question of miscegenation in the New World" (70) and then further divides the works discussed into those whose primary emphasis is on interracial sex
and interracial relationships and those that are more interested in the new races being formed in the New World.
It turned back the assault in the North, but at an ideological cost "By shifting the blame for race-mixing from interracial marriage to interracial sex
, the NAACP turned the logic of the sexualization of miscegenation law against itself," Pascoe observes.