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Unformatted text preview: race. Many immigrants come from very traditional cultures where it is customary to marry someone with the same cultural background. This proves a problem for second-generation adults. Growing up in America, there is a less traditional mindset that the children of immigrants are raised with. It makes it difficult for parents to be accepting of these acts. Despite this setback, intermarriage is increasing, mixing into the melting pot even more. The popularity of hip-hop and rap music is also evidence of the melting pot. These types of music are inherent to African American culture. The immense success of this music is not only a result of the African American population but also the huge following from other ethnic groups. Our tastes and preferences don’t differ based on our skin color. Music is a clear reflection of this....
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- Fall '07
- Race And Ethnicity, African American population, intermarriage rates, Big Picture Pg.