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Brown babies

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Children born out of wedlock to white mothers and black fathers, mostly American GIs during and immediately after the Second World War. From 1942 onwards a total of 130,000 black ...

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‘Brown babies’.

David Killingray.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 382 words.

Children born out of wedlock to white mothers and black fathers, mostly American GIs during and immediately after the Second World War . From 1942 onwards a total of 130,000 black GIs,...

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Brown Bodies, White Babies

Laura Harrison.

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 320 pages.

Brown Bodies, White Babies contributes to an active field of literature on reproductive technologies while addressing understudied aspects of surrogacy within this scholarship. With notable...

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Brown babies

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

Children born out of wedlock to white mothers and black fathers, mostly American GIs during and immediately after the Second World War. From 1942 onwards a total of 130,000 black ...

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‘Brown babies’

David Killingray.

in Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 382 words.

Children born out of wedlock to white mothers and black fathers, mostly American GIs during and immediately after the Second

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‘Brown babies’

in The Oxford Companion to Black British History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History; History.

Children born out of wedlock to white mothers and black fathers, mostly American GIs during and immediately after the Second

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Brown Foxy (reggae)

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 196 words.

b. Jeniffer Hylton, Jamaica, West Indies. Foxy Brown’s version of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Baby Can I Hold You Tonight’, produced

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Test-tube baby

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 87 words.

A baby conceived by in vitro fertilization. The world's first child to be born in this way was Louise Brown

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assisted conception

Emily Jackson.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 862 words.

The birth of Louise Brown, the first baby created by in vitro fertilization (‘IVF’), in July 1978 was

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high-brown <i>adj.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

mixed-race.

1923 Alberta Hunter ‘Aggravatin' Papa’ [lyrics] If I catch you out with your high-brown baby, / I'll smack you

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Foxy Brown

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. Jeniffer Hylton, Jamaica, West Indies. Foxy Brown’s version of Tracy Chapman’s ‘Baby Can I Hold You Tonight’, produced by Steely And Clevie, topped the reggae charts and in...

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assisted conception

Overview page. Subjects: Law.

The birth of Louise Brown, the first baby created by in vitro fertilization (‘IVF’), in July 1978 was one of the most important scientific breakthroughs of the twentieth century. Following...

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1908–1910 Kid

John McCusker.

in Creole Trombone

August 2012; p ublished online March 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music. 5547 words.

This chapter focuses on the history of Kid Ory’s musical career during the period from 1908 to 1910. It explains that Ory’s band was hired to play on advertising wagons and for dances at...

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Accident and Excess

Kelly Oliver.

in Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down

October 2012; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Feminist Philosophy. 10107 words.

This chapter discusses how the language of choice has progressed in pregnancy films and put into the service of pro-life family values. Even while these films support a woman's right to...

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Democracy’s Necessary Conditions

Bonnie Honig.

in Public Things

March 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Politics. 10126 words.

This chapter discusses the role of public things in democratic theory and in democratic life. It examines the power of public things to stimulate the object relations of democratic...

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Brown, Buster

Barbara Bonous-Smit.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1213 words.

American tap dancer and choreographer, was born James Richard Brown in Baltimore, Maryland, to William Brown and Marie Ella Otho-Brown. The only boy, he had seven sisters.Dance played an...

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Brown, John

Kate Tuttle.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1177 words.

A hero to many, a madman to others, John Brown was one of the most controversial figures in pre–Civil War America. Like all abolitionists, his goal was the end of Slavery in the United...

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Brown, Charles

Michael Adams.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 803 words.

blues songwriter, singer, and pianist, was born in Texas City on the Gulf Coast of Texas. His mother, Mattie, died when he was six months old, and his father, Mose, a cotton picker,...

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Brown, Ronald Harmon (1941 - 1996), Political Figure, Secretary of Commerce

Ronald Walters.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1324 words.

Democratic Party activist and cabinet secretary, was born Ronald Harmon Brown at Freedmen's Hospital in Washington, D.C., the son of William Brown, who worked for the Federal Housing and...

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Brown, Ruth

Roanne Edwards.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 485 words.

Celebrated as Miss Rhythm, Ruth Brown has long been revered for her earthy, innuendo-laden Rhythm and Blues (R&B) singing. According to music critic Ron Wynn, “nobody male or female sang...

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Byrd, Bobby

Mary Krane Derr.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1111 words.

vocalist, pianist, songwriter, and music producer, was born Robert Howard Byrd in Toccoa, a small town in the Appalachian country of northeastern Georgia. He was raised there by his...

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