Mulatto

Topics: Race and Ethnicity, Barack Obama, Racism Pages: 2 (594 words) Published: September 15, 2013
Minority Rights and Self Determination

MILANO COOKIES

Millano Cookies, is a name used to refer to a person who is born from one white parent and one black parent. Millano Cookies well known as Mulatto. What do you think about Mulatto? A lot of people start to stereotyping that Mulatto is a kid mixed from their black and white parent and feel ashamed of it. Looking at what H. Rap Brown has said “If you are white, you are alright. If you are brown, stick around. If you are black, get back, get back.” How about Mulatto? Sometime they confused with themselves, whether they are black or white or even an oreo? Mixed blood individuals have been both hated and envied by their full blooded black and full blooded white individuals. To some people, they hate Mulattoes more than blacks, because they think that mulattoes are the product of race traitors. In today’s world, education become the most important thing for someone who want to get a better job. In the case of Brazil, mulatto children have a serious difficulty to attending a good quality schools. That’s because education is distributed unequally in Latin America. Ethnic and racism become the reason why mulattoes attend worse quality school that makes them more likely to be failed than white students. To get a good position in a job is everyone’s dream. But mulattoes found it really hard to improve their position, where racism and lack of education become the problem for this case.

Nowadays, there is plenty of mulatto that is on the top of their career. USA president, Barack Hussein Obama is a mixed from an American and a Luo. Nicole Ari Parker Kodjoe is a mixed from an African and a Cherokee, she was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series : Soul Food at the 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 Image Awards. She also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for at the 2001 and 2003 Image Awards. Five awards winner at the 2002 Grammy Awards, Alicia Augello Cook well known by...
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