Say no to interracial dating
I’m a black woman and have been with my boyfriend for five years.
While I’ve inoculated myself against the stares and comments, I still struggle with the knowledge that our skin is all some people see.
Indeed, teens seem rather blasé about the significance of interdating: Only about one-quarter (24 percent) of the teens surveyed by Gallup thought the United States would be better off if more people interdated, while 9 percent thought the country would be worse off.
However, the largest share—67 percent—thought an increase in rates of interdating would make no social difference at all.
In a country that eliminated its antimiscegenation laws less than 50 years ago, perhaps this indifference is the most positive sign yet of progress in U.
Often they will argue that marriage with foreigners (implying people both of different culture and color) was prohibited throughout the Old Testament.
Younger people have historically been more open to racial integration and more positive about race relations than older people, according to Jack Ludwig, senior research director at the Gallup Poll in Princeton, N. (This poll is the latest comprehensive survey of U. teens on the topic of interracial dating.) Consistent with Yancey's findings for adults, only 17 percent of white students who had dated and attended integrated schools in this survey had dated a black person, while 33 percent had dated a Hispanic person and 15 percent had dated an Asian.This has influenced where we eat and choose to live.