During the s, an increased demand for copper and cobalt attracted Japanese investments in the mineral-rich southeastern region of Katanga Province. Over a year period, more than 1, Japanese miners relocated to the region, confined to a strictly male-only camp. Arriving without family or spouses, the men often sought social interaction outside the confines of their camps. In search of intimacy with the opposite sex, sometimes resulting in cohabitation, the men openly engaged in interracial dating and relationships, a practice embraced by the local society. As a result, a number of Japanese miners fathered children with Native Congolese women. However, most of the mixed race infants resulting from these unions died, soon after birth.
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Interracial marriages between Asians and Blacks may not be that common, but children born from such marriages are generally good-looking. Historically, Asians and Blacks have been marginalized due to the rampant social conflicts and immigration issues in the Afro-Asian population. As a result, the marriages between blacks and Asians have become more of a rare occurrence. Naomi Campbell is a half black half asian celebrity who was born on 22 may, Her father is of mixed heritage — half Jamaican half Chinese, while her mother is a black Jamaican.
A Eurasian is a person of mixed Asian and European ancestry. Eurasians include people with ancestry from anywhere in Europe and anywhere in Asia. The term was originally coined in 19th-century British India to identify a person born to usually a British father and an Indian mother. These mixed offspring were later called Anglo-Indians.