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TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgments 1 Colorstruck 1 2 The Color of Slavery and Conquest 24 3 Learning, Earning, and Marrying More 55 4 Black and Brown Bodies Under the Knife 77 5 The Beauty Queue: Advantages of Light Skin 100 6 The Blacker the Berry: Ethnic Legitimacy and Skin Tone 136 7 Color and the Changing Racial Landscape 164 Appendix A 183 Bibliography 184
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
African Americans -- Race identity.
Mexican Americans -- Race identity.
African American women -- Social conditions.
Mexican American women -- Social conditions.
Interviews -- United States.
Human skin color -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Human skin color -- Social aspects -- United States.
Racism -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.