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Unformatted text preview: Interracial Interracial Relationships By Dalicia Cruz Summary Summary • Interracial dating and marrying • QuickTime™ and a BMP decompressor are needed to see this picture. • is described as the dating or marrying of two people of different races Some view interracial relationships as a positive step towards smoother race relations Others view interracial relationships as “abandonment” or denial of racial heritage Laws Laws • The United States Supreme Court did not rule that states cannot outlaw marriages between whites and nonwhites • until June 12, 1967 The South Carolina law was not repealed until 1998 and Alabama did not remove its ban on interracial marriages until November 10, 2000 Statistics Statistics • • • • • • • • 40% of Americans have dated someone of another race Interracial marriages more than doubled between 1980 and 1995 Black/white marriages increased an estimated 96% overall Blacks with other races increased 124% during the same period Latinos are more likely to marry whites than Asians or African Americans African Americans are most likely to marry Latinos followed by whites and Asians Whites are ten times more likely to marry Latinos than to marry African Americans Asians are more likely to marry whites than Latinos or African Americans ...
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