There are currently 1.6 million interracial marriages in the United States, and that figure is continuing to grow (Duru, 2012). Census Reports, interracial marriages have more than tripled between 1980 and today.
[tags: Interracial Marriage] - America has had a long history of racism.
This fact is more easily understood if racism is understood for what it really is. Racism is the “belief that a particular race is superior or inferior to another, that a person’s social and moral traits are predetermined by his or her inborn biological characteristics” (What is Racism).
The 21st century has brought a lot of changes to the American society.
Nevertheless, racism still exists owing to the truth that it is still impossible to persuade the hearts of mankind in terms of racism, which leads to many people wondering how and when black and white racism will end in America....
[tags: psychology, intercultural romance] - Why do people stare at interracial couples and feel betrayed by the person of the same race.
How must the couple feel when people stare at them everywhere they go.
In June of 1958, a white man and a half African-American and half American-Indian woman, both native citizens of Virginia, wed in South America.
[tags: America, Racism, Relationships] - In the modern world today, there are still people that are bigots who view interracial relationships and marriage as undesirable.
However, the view is contentious given that the law that allows interracial relationships and marriages was enacted in 1960.