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pulled and pushed into the white race. They have been pulled because their light color and socioeconomic status work to support, rather than threaten, the white-dominated racial hierarchy. The push towards whiteness is the reality that there are greater resources available to those who are members of the dominant group. If the color line is shifting in this way, what does it mean for dark-skinned latinos and asians? Blacks?Childs Whats class got to do with it Intersection of class and race in interracial relationships through a critical analysis of the dominant images and discourses about these unions. Blacks tended to see these unions as a reminder of the racial inequalities that persist. Whites, on the other hand, were likely to view interracial unions as an unwanted downgrade leading to a loss of status.The white view stems from the about the inferiority of clacks, the perceived lower socioeconomic status of black people, and the real or imagined opposition of others to the relationship.Blacks discussed interracial dating as a symptom and sign of the racial and economic inequalities to which black communities are subjected. When a black man, or woman to a lesser degree, dated interracially it was seen as the internalization of racism which privileges whiteness, a symbolic slap in the face, and an economic hit. These ideas were all reinforced in popular culture images. When black and latino men are involved in interracial relationships, they tend to be criminal suspects and working-class buffoons, or as incredibly handsome super-surgeons and professionals who lived detached lives from communities of color. Former emphasize deviance and undesirability. Black, Latino, or Asian characters in interracial relationships are presented as immersed in white communities and “raceless.”If you are a person of color in a romantic relationship with you are either a truly exceptional human being who is disconnected from your own race or you are bringing the social class, status and overall quality of your life of your white partner down.