Pew's February Political Typology Poll asked people about recent trends in American society.Pew asked if "more people of different races marrying each other" was good or bad society.This month marks the 44th anniversary of the Loving v. A 1968 Gallup poll found three-quarters of whites disapproved of a whites and blacks marrying. Supreme Court case that struck down state laws prohibiting interracial marriage.
National Mixed Race Student Coalition (NMRSC) Founded in 2003 at the MAVIN Foundation National Conference on the Mixed Race Experience, the NMRSC The Coalition allows campus organizations from across the country to network, learn from each other, and grow more Of Many Colors: Portraits of Multiracial Families Of Many Colors includes photographs and interviews with 20 families who have bridged the racial divide through interracial relationships and/or adoption.
In college classrooms today, when discussions about the ethics of interracial dating and marriage arise, black students are frequently the ones most likely to voice disapproval.
Despite some ongoing resistance (a subject to which I will return), the situation for people involved in interracial intimacy has never been better.
From the 1660s to the 1960s, forty-one territories, colonies, or states enacted laws—anti-miscegenation statutes—barring sex or marriage between blacks and whites, and many states ultimately made marriage across the color line a felony.
Such laws crystallized attitudes about interracial intimacy that remain influential today, but all were invalidated by the U. Supreme Court in 1967, in the most aptly named case in all of American constitutional history: Loving v. Although white and black Americans are far more likely to date and marry within their own race than outside it, the cultural environment has changed considerably since Loving.