During the s, an increased demand for copper and cobalt attracted Japanese investments in the mineral-rich southeastern region of Katanga Province. Over a year period, more than 1, Japanese miners relocated to the region, confined to a strictly male-only camp. Arriving without family or spouses, the men often sought social interaction outside the confines of their camps. In search of intimacy with the opposite sex, resulting in cohabitation, the men openly engaged in interracial dating and relationships, a practice embraced by the local society. As a result, a number of Japanese miners fathered children with native Congolese women.
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Ever wonder which term is appropriate when describing a member of an ethnic group? How do you know if you should refer to someone as Black, African American, Afro American , or something else entirely? Among three Mexican Americans, one might want to be called Latino , another Hispanic , and the third might prefer Chicano. While some racial terms remain up for debate, others are considered outdated, derogatory, or both. Here are some suggestions for which racial names to avoid when describing people from ethnic backgrounds. Wu made that comparison in a New York Times piece about the state of New York banning Oriental on government forms and documents.
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Sociocultural Anthropology. Because the rate of interracial marriage continues to rise in the U. This is especially the case among Asian Americans, who have the highest intermarriage rate among all ethnic minorities in the U. As a result, there is a significant and growing population of mixed-race Asians whose ethnic heritage is a mixture of various Asian and non-Asian ancestries. How are these mixed-race Asians perceived racially and ethnic ally, which of their multiple ancestries are the most prominent for their ethnic identities, and to what extent are they subject to different levels of discrimination and racism?