Interracial Marriage

A former school officer in Knox County, Tennessee has filed a $250,000 lawsuit against the district and the city charging that he was wrongfully terminated because his supervisor took offense to his marriage to a Black woman, writes USA Today.

As interracial families, mixed marriages and biracial children increase in the U.S., so do old stigmas and tensions towards them. One out of every seven new marriages is between a couple of different races, yet interracial couples and children still face tensions. Post-Racial? Black-White Marriages On The Rise Poll Shows That 86% Of Americans Approve […]

Marriage between Black people and white people is on the rise, according to a recent study by Journal of Marriage and Family. In 1980, only 3% of Black people were married to white people, and in 2008 more than 10% of Black people were married to white people. Poll Shows That 86% Of Americans Approve […]

A new Gallup poll shows that 86 percent of Americans approve of interracial marriage, up from 4% in 1958 and 43% in 1983. The poll also shows that 96% of African Americans approve of interracial marriage while 84% of whites approve of it. Gallup reports: Approval of black-white marriages is at a record high among […]

Numerous stories and statistics tell of Black women’s trouble finding a mate. According to the Wall Street Journal, Black women make up the largest unmarried segment of the American population. NewsOne “On The Corner” Video Series On Interracial Relationships: “They Spit On Us!” Interracial Relationships Still Taboo Are We Abandoning Our Race By Dating Interracially? […]

A recently released infographic by Good Magazine illustrates the growing acceptance of interracial marriage in America. According to the data, one in seven marriages in the U.S. are interethnic or interracial. Asians and Hispanics, two of the fastest growing immigrants communities, appear to be the most common groups to marry outside of their race. Among […]

MISSISSIPPI-According to Public Policy a recent poll determined that 46 percent of Republican voters in Mississippi want to have interracial marriage banned. We asked voters on this poll whether they think interracial marriage should be legal or illegal- 46% of Mississippi Republicans said it should be illegal to just 40% who think it should be […]