Of mixed ancestry, specifically Caucasian, black, American Indian, and Asian. [From CAucasian, BLack, American INdian, and ASIAN]
Tiger Woods, described as the “first black in a green jacket” after he won the United States Masters golf tournament, yesterday ignited a complex debate over multi-racial definitions by stating that he is “Cablinasian”.
—Alex Duval Smith, “‘Cablinasian’ Tiger Woods sparks multi-racial debate,” The Guardian, April 24, 1997
On the right, there‘s been much anxiety over what a Skinny Black Guy administration will look like. Will he paint the White House a warm, Cablinasian caramel, lop off the East Wing for a more svelte profile?
—Colson Whitehead, “One Skinny Black Guy to another,” The International Herald Tribune, November 7, 2008
When Tiger Woods was asked in school to check one box that best described his background, he couldn’t settle on one. Perhaps that‘s because there wasn‘t a box for “Cablinasian.”
That’s the word that best describes his background, a blend of Caucasian, black, Indian and Asian, the 21-year-old golf star said on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Woods, described as the first black Masters champion, said it bothers him when people call him an African-American.
“It does,” he said Monday during the taping in Chicago. “Growing up, I came up with this name: I’m a ‘Cablinasian.’”
—“Woods describes himself as ‘Cablinasian’,” Associated Press International, April 22, 1997