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frontiers are broken down’ (Fanon, 1967, p. 21). Cosmic race mixture is the ultimate form of eugenics, although not drenched with white
supremacy would call for the extinction of the black and other nonhuman and
Sexton, Director, African American Studies School of Humanities, 2003 (Jared, “The Consequence of Race
Mixture: Raed Barriers and the Politics of Desire”, Social Identities, Volume 9, Number 2, 2003,Accessed
Whiteness as Anti-Miscegenation We are often told that one of the most fundamental oppositions in the raed
modern world is that between the doctrine of race purity (characteristic of North American white supremacy) (see, for instance,
Pascoe, 1999) and some other arrangement that challenges that position by accepting or even promoting the
consequence of race mixture. Davis (1995), for instance, refers to this other arrangement as the ‘Hawaiian Alternative to the One Drop Rule’. Jose´
Vasconcelos described it in his influential 1925 essay, ‘The Cosmic Race’, as an epochal battle between Anglo-Saxonism and Latinism. Where the former ‘wants
exclusive domination by the Whites’, the latter ‘is shaping a new race, a synthetic race that a...
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