Interracial marriages in general have been rising exponentially since state bans on them were lifted in 1967 - but they haven't been rising at all evenly.A breakdown by race (self-identified) and gender turns up one glaring difference.Share your everyday moments with different cultural backgrounds.
The internet is ablaze after Professor Jerry Hough of Duke University made several inflammatory comments about race.
In the comments section of a NYT editorial article titled, “How Racism Doomed Baltimore” he basically asks why Black people can’t suck it up and be more like ‘The Asians’ as he called us. So now that he’s involved Asian-Americans, I have no choice but to break down why his opinions are absolute trash. It’s because Asians didn’t have the same complex and elaborate system of racism that was built to oppress Blacks.
But thanks to , a 1967 landmark Supreme Court case, today’s Halles, Paulas, and Imans needn’t hide their affections for their fair-skinned lovers. Today, a record-high 87 percent of Americans approve of Whites and Blacks tying the knot, according to Gallup. In 1995, 68 percent of Blacks approved while only 45 percent of Whites did the same.
It’s been 47 years since interracial marriage was given the green light. Today, the approval gap is at its smallest — 96 percent of Blacks are a-okay with interracial marriages compared to 84 percent of Whites.
piece in which I supported openness to interracial partners.