Yet, there is no evidence that anyone in South Texas was prosecuted for violating this law.
Africans and Native Americans worked together, some even intermarried and had mixed children.
They married into ethnic Mexican families and joined other black people who found sanctuary on the U. S, mostly of Cantonese origin from Taishan migrated to the United States.
Anti-miscegenation laws in many states prohibited Chinese men from marrying white women.
Nevertheless, as late as , a Louisiana justice of the peace refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple, justifying the decision on grounds of concern for any children the couple might have.
Most Asiatic-Hawaiians men also married Hawaiians and European women and vice versa.
After the Emancipation Proclamation, many Chinese Americans migrated to the Southern states, particularly Arkansas, to work on plantations.