The history of interracial dating
Shows like “The Jeffersons,” and modern ones like “Scandal” and “Grey’s Anatomy” where romantic relationships between people of different races are ubiquitous, reflect America’s changing demographics and tolerance levels.
When the first Filipino and Chinese workers came to the U. Of course, anti-miscegenation laws were part of a larger anti-Asian movement that eventually led to the Page Law of 1875 that effectively almost eliminated Chinese women from immigrating ot the U.
As of 2015, 17 percent of newly married couples in the U. Fifty years ago today, the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage nationwide. #Loving Day pic.twitter.com/Wt RNy LVS1m— Council of DC (@councilofdc) June 12, 2017“The big reason behind the rise of 17 percent has to do with an increase in Hispanic and Asian interracial marriage,” said Kimberly Da Costa, a sociologist and professor at New York University.
“Blacks and whites marry least among those who intermarry.
And we have to ask ourselves why that is and what does it mean.”It’s certainly a fact that since slavery, negative views of blacks have been passed down through generations and continue to permeate segments of society.
Related: One in Six Newly Married Americans Has Spouse of Different Race or Ethnicity“There are still stereotypical ideas in existence,” said Jelani Cobb, a professor at Columbia Journalism School who writes about race, history and politics.