Interacial Relations Marriages

Interacial Relations Marriages - Outline Thesis statement,:...

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Outline O Thesis statement,: The United States has witnessed a considerable social and cultural desegregation of Black and Caucasian Americans. However, despite years of desegregation, racial and cultural differences still exist. I show these differences still exist in the institution of marriage. 1. Americans have been and are continually moving slowly away from segregation. A. Since the 1960's Blacks have been allowed to move into mainly Caucasian neighborhoods. B. Integration on campuses is now more apparent then ever before. 1. Students cat together. 2. Students study together, C. Black and Caucasian issues have converged. 11, notwithstanding these examples of desegregation, there are still signs, most clearly is apparent in the institution of marriage between Black and Caucasians. c Ill. One of the major barrier.-, of interracial marriages lies in the family of the couples. A. Louis, a Caucasian women, and Chuck, a Black man, were married in 1960. 1 . They have no prejudice about each other. T 2@ Both have mixed group of friends. B 3, They had problems with family. a) Louis mother had asked her why she could not marry her own kind. b) This conflict finally caused the ties between mother and daughter to break. T B. Mama, a Caucasian Jewish, married a Black. M I . None of her family members attended her wedding except her mother. . 2. Her father told her that he could not believe that she married a Black. H Nevertheless, she survived her family disapproval. N IV. An unlikely source of problems for interracial married couples comes from religion. A. The majority of interracial married couples involved in Christian churches before marriage discontinue church membership and attendance after marriage. B. Couples search for churches that are like home. C. They are met with resistance from religious people who have been reported to have said that if their children married a Black person, they would kill them. D. Every couple has their own crisis, but for some, the church officials who are against divorce will turn around and recommend a separation. ... because the couple are a Black and a Caucasian. V. These churches need to face a growing phenomenon. 1. In the Old Testament, God strongly opposes intermarriage. a) Ezra and Nehemiah challenge the people to repent over intermarriage. They describe it as Israel's most sinful offense. 2. A closer look at the passage reveals something else. a) Opposition to intermarriage arises when people of God marry those who worship
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a God other then Yahweh- B. The church must repent not only from bad theology but also for failing to protest racist laws in the past. VI. The law is equally to blame for the segregation, by causing tensions. A.
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