Miscegenation

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Miscegenation

Mixture of races. A term formerly applied to marriage between persons of different races. Statutes prohibiting marriage between persons of different races have been held to be invalid as contrary to the equal protection clause of the Constitution.

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What readers come to see is that Fowler has positioned evil loa in this scene, but they are the white people with "a thousand" eyes who stare maliciously at the interracial couple (167).
This article also noted that interracial couples often displayed their marriage certificates on the wall in their home because "they are good things to have in the house when the police call and inquire about the domestic arrangements.
In Louisiana, in the '70's, a justice of the peace refused to marry an interracial couple claiming that he was concerned for the wellbeing of the children born of a cross-racial marriage (Coehlo-Sousae, 2009).
But instead of accepting that there were few options for interracial couples, Puebla, whose husband is Japanese, decided that she had found a business opportunity worth exploring.
Interracial couples often married in black churches in New York, worked in the city, sent their children to local African schools, and successfully interacted with government institutions, including pension officials, local court representatives, and census takers.
On it goes, a parade of breakthroughs that leads to the dark analysis of the roots of prejudice in South Pacific's "You've Got to Be Taught" (1949) to Hair's trio of horny white women singing "Black boys are delicious" (1968) to today's matter-of-fact interracial couples in Rent, Avenue Q, Hairspray, Good Vibrations, and Movin' Out.
Giving up on their total exclusion, the owner decided to remodel his saloon to separate prostitutes from the noncommercial interracial couples.
Not only did laws against miscegenation limit the personal and civil freedom of white men but these same laws also often served to encourage interracial couples to maintain a sexual relationship outside of marriage.
The result is Quebecite, a story about the ups and downs of two interracial couples in Quebec City.
It also used to be unusual to see interracial couples, but that stigma has passed in most of America It is my hope that the stigma against homosexual couples will follow in its footsteps.
Later, he would transform Cezanne's already fraught bathers into interracial couples doing beastly things in the name of Post-Impressionism.
And as Mowry well knows, ``There are a lot of people out there who don't agree with interracial couples.