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Why are people listed as white when they not?

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Re: Why are people listed as white when they not?

Posted: 13 Mar 2013 8:25AM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm black, and several of my ancestors on my mother's side of the family were very light-skinned...or "mulatto," as the older census records called it. I was about to disregard a record (because the census called the family white), until I realized it actually WAS my ancestor!
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angelasworld 26 Aug 2010 8:37PM GMT 
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brittneynberr... 13 Mar 2013 2:25PM GMT 
VMDelmindo747... 10 Sep 2013 2:49AM GMT 
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