History Main / HalfBreedDiscrimination

8th Jul '17 1:18:56 PM CG-Druid
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** Such a case exists with the Groosalugg. He is a hybrid of human and demon, but he is not a real half-demon, but has [[Uneven Hybrid only human ancestors]], but he is a kind of atavism, almost looks like a human. This was a great disgrace to his clan, so he was sent to dangerous missions, where he was to be killed. But it was better for him, and later he became the king of his folk.
** An unusual case is with the two half-demons Nash and Pearl. They discriminate against anyone who is NO hybrid. Both are of the opinion that people are smart, but at the same time weak. Demons, on the other hand, are strong, but also archaic. They both claim, however, that they have [[HybridPowers advantages from both sides]] as half-demons. And in fact, the only person who treats well by their is the half-demon Whistler.

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** Such a case exists with the Groosalugg. He is a hybrid of human and demon, but he is not a real half-demon, but has [[Uneven Hybrid [[UnevenHybrid only human ancestors]], but he is a kind of atavism, almost looks like a human. This was a great disgrace to his clan, so he was sent to dangerous missions, where he was to be killed. But it was better for him, and later he became the king of his folk.
** An unusual case is with the two half-demons Nash and Pearl. They discriminate against anyone who is NO hybrid. Both are of the opinion that people are smart, but at the same time weak. Demons, on the other hand, are strong, but also archaic. They both claim, however, that they have [[HybridPowers [[HybridPower advantages from both sides]] as half-demons. And in fact, the only person who treats well by their is the half-demon Whistler.
8th Jul '17 1:17:22 PM CG-Druid
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* In ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'' there are Mark and Helen Blackthorn. Both of them are half-shadowhunters, and half-fairies. But because the shadowhunters despise and hate [[TheFairFolk the fairies]], they discriminate against the two. When Mark is kidnapped by evil fairies, they do nothing to save him. Helen, on the other hand, is banished to a secluded island, where she is separated from the Society of shadowhunters.


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* ''Series/{{Angel}}'' shows that this is typical of how vampires are treated by demons. Vampires are demonic spirits that inhabit human corpses. They have many weaknesses, and demons are usually stronger than them. [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking An evil demon often has many vampires as subordinates]].
*** Later, however, demons who are friends with vampires are not discriminated against.
*** And Harmony later becomes a celebrity, and makes the vampires suddenly become the stars of the demon world.
** Such a case exists with the Groosalugg. He is a hybrid of human and demon, but he is not a real half-demon, but has [[Uneven Hybrid only human ancestors]], but he is a kind of atavism, almost looks like a human. This was a great disgrace to his clan, so he was sent to dangerous missions, where he was to be killed. But it was better for him, and later he became the king of his folk.
** An unusual case is with the two half-demons Nash and Pearl. They discriminate against anyone who is NO hybrid. Both are of the opinion that people are smart, but at the same time weak. Demons, on the other hand, are strong, but also archaic. They both claim, however, that they have [[HybridPowers advantages from both sides]] as half-demons. And in fact, the only person who treats well by their is the half-demon Whistler.


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* ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' has the half-drow. Many of them choose to leave the culture of drow, and do good. But for the other races, they looks in no way different from the drow. Among the drow they are despised again, because they have in half the "inferior" blood of another race in themselves.
4th Jul '17 9:55:06 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/DearWhitePeople'': Sam mentions that people insult her sometimes over being mixed race.


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* ''Series/DearWhitePeople'': Sam mentions that people insult her sometimes over being mixed race.
4th Jul '17 9:53:30 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/DearWhitePeople'': Sam mentions that people insult her sometimes over being mixed race.
29th May '17 6:14:39 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{ComicBook/Daken}}, Wolverine's son, is half-Canadian and half-Japanese. His named even means Mongrel. He grew up in Japan right after World War II had just ended. Considering how [[ImperialJapan the culture]] would be responding to an abandoned child of mixed descent at the time, his Jerkass nature becomes a little more understandable.

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* {{ComicBook/Daken}}, Wolverine's son, is half-Canadian and half-Japanese. His named even means Mongrel. He grew up in Japan right after World War II had just ended. Considering how [[ImperialJapan [[UsefulNotes/ImperialJapan the culture]] would be responding to an abandoned child of mixed descent at the time, his Jerkass nature becomes a little more understandable.
18th May '17 9:23:35 PM DrOO7
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* ''Series/{{ER}}''. Dr. Cleo Finch tended to see racism as the reason behind every slight or reprimand she or any other African-American physician dealt with. Boyfriend Benton inadvertently insinuates that she's overcompensating because her mother is white. Ergo, she's displaying this trope against ''herself''.
8th May '17 1:37:14 PM Derkhan
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* In ''Literature/LoyalEnemies'' Virra is a half-elf. The full-blood elves don't want to take her in because of it [[spoiler:and because her elven father belonged to killing touch caste]]. On the other hand, humans and other races don't consider her or fellow half-elf Hraik to be anything unusual or bad.

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* In ''Literature/LoyalEnemies'' Virra is a half-elf. The full-blood ''Literature/LoyalEnemies'', it initially looks like the elves don't want to take her in the orphaned half-elf girl Virra because she is a half-breed. As it turns out, they aren't being snobbish because of it [[spoiler:and because her human blood, it's the elven father belonged part they're not too happy about. [[spoiler:Virra is part layne, belonging to an elven clan whose members have the killing touch caste]]. On the other hand, humans and other races don't consider her or fellow half-elf Hraik tend to be anything unusual or bad.work as assassins.]]
7th May '17 1:26:06 PM Sharlee
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* On ''Series/PennyDreadful'', Dr. Henry Jekyll's mother was Indian and his father, British. He faced plenty of prejudice at the English boarding school his father sent him to, and much of the hostility of his "Hyde" side seems derived from his resentment about this.
29th Apr '17 8:15:45 AM DrOO7
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* In his autobiography, UsefulNotes/MalcolmX mentions that his mother hated her light complexion to the point where part of the reason she married his father because he was dark-skinned and would give her children some color and favored his siblings over him because he was light-skinned himself. Malcolm himself mentioned "hating every drop of white blood in me". Whether they each felt this way because of the color or because of how it came about--Malcolm's grandmother was raped by a white man-- isn't clear.
23rd Apr '17 2:58:22 PM nombretomado
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* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfRebirth'' are there constant fighting between the [[HumansByAnyOtherName Huma]] and [[PettingZooPeople Gajuma]], but the ones having it worst is the halves between the two. The discrimination against them might mamke one put the game down and take a break for a while before continuing. This and other serious matters are never PlayedForLaughs. This is the DarkerAndEdgier [[Franchise/TalesSeries ''Tales of'']] game after all.

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* In ''VideoGame/TalesOfRebirth'' are there constant fighting between the [[HumansByAnyOtherName Huma]] and [[PettingZooPeople Gajuma]], but the ones having it worst is the halves between the two. The discrimination against them might mamke one put the game down and take a break for a while before continuing. This and other serious matters are never PlayedForLaughs. This is the DarkerAndEdgier [[Franchise/TalesSeries [[VideoGame/TalesSeries ''Tales of'']] game after all.
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