16 Racial Classifications of 18th century Latin America
Castas Paintings

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Mestizo Monument, Mexico City



 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

Mixed Races of South America and Mexico (Charleston Southern Patriot, January 6, 1848)

Milestone for Those of Mixed Race (Los Angeles Times, March 16, 2000)

Broward schools remove 'negro' from racial background form (Miami Herald, Sept. 1, 2009)

'White means pure': African singer defends 'Whitenicious' skin-bleaching cream after being accused of encouraging people to change skin tone (Daily Mail, March 22, 2014)
 

In Mexico:
From Spaniard and Indian,
Mestizo
From Mestizo and Spaniard,
Castizo
From Castizo and Spaniard,
Spaniard
From Spaniard and Black,
Mulatto
From Spaniard and Mulatto,
Morisco
From Morisco and Spaniard,
Albino
From Spaniard and Albina,
Look the other way
From Indian and Look the other way,
Wolf
From Wolf and Indian,
Zambahiga
From Zambahiga and Indian,
Cambujo
From Cambujo and Mulatto,
Albarazado
From Albarzado and Mulatto,
Barcino
From Barcina and Mulatto,
Coyote
From Coyote and Indian,
Chamiso
From Camisa and Mestizo,
Coyote
From Coyote Mestizo and Mulatto,
Go no further

In Peru:
From Spaniard and Indian,
Mestizo
From Spaniard and Mestiza
Quadroon, Quinterón,
From Spaniard and Black,
Mulatto
From Spaniard and Mulatto,
Quadroon, Quinterón,
From Spaniard and Mulatto,
Quinterona, Requinterona
From Spaniard and Mulatto,
Requinterona, White People
From Mestizo and Indian,
Cholo
From Mulatto and Indian,
Chinese
From Spaniard and Chinese,
Chinese Quadroon
From Black and Indian,
Zambo
From Black and Mulatto,
Zambo

In the French colonies:
From Griffe and Black,
Sacatra
From Black and Mulatto
Griffe
Mulatto and Griffe,
Marabon
White and Black,
Mulatto
White and Mulatto,
Quarteron
White and Quarteron,
Metif
White and Metif,
Meamelouc
White and Meamelouc,
Quarteron
White and Quarteron
Sang-mele