The frustration of the mixed-race historian

by kathleenljackson

I am finding the multiple terms used to describe the one historical events increasingly frustrating. For instance, dear readers, did you know that the term ‘miscegenation’ was used in the propaganda of Democratic propagandists because the term ‘amalgamation’ had “too many positive connotations”? Any historian will know the essential nature of keywords in research, however, consistent terms remain elusive to me…