mama's baby, papa's maybe

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It is easy to know the biological mother of a child, but difficult to be sure who the biological father is.
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“Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe” is how the black feminist critic Hortense Spillers describes the reproductive burdens of black women, and her words certainly seem to apply to Sally Hemings's experience.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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Mama Baby, Papa vielleicht

el bebé de mamá, quizás el de papá

mamma è piccola, forse papà

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