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 makes Mixy unique is that this is an interracial dating app; users will only be shown individuals of different race.
Additionally, for many Black women, the notion of interracial dating is not appealing because of the "baggage"--amount of stress that might be placed on the relationship due to discrimination or opposition from family (Ortega, 2002).
In conclusion, I am not sure whether reproductive cloning is more like necrophilia or interracial dating.
Such gifts are not given lightly at Bob Jones, for the school lost Fights to tax-exempt status--a remnant of a suit brought against BJU by the IRS, which denied the status because of the ban on interracial dating.
In examining the data, Joyner says she first comes up with what the estimated likelihood of interracial dating and friendship would be if it were left to pure mathematical chance.
During a stop at Bob Jones University in South Carolina, which until March of this year maintained a policy banning interracial dating, Buchanan denounced Hollywood and insisted that homosexuality "has always been associated with social decadence and national decline.
Bush embraced Bob Jones University, which prohibited not only interracial dating, but also the advocacy of interracial dating, and (although the BJU web site is unclear on this point) the dating of advocates of interracial dating or of people who may once have dated advocates of interracial dating.
They describe a world where teens of different races join the same clubs, play sports and go to dances together, and where interracial dating still raises eyebrows, but is not unheard of.
Movies like "Jungle Fever" and "The Bodyguard" have appeared to focus on interracial dating as mainstream while African Americans continue to struggle against the increasing undercurrent of racism and bigotry within our country, which is partly due to an economic recession.
Most women didn't work outside the home, open interracial dating was rare, gay marriage unheard of.
Looking ahead to a possible constitutional right to same-sex "marriage," Justice Samuel Alito asked a key question: "In the Bob Jones case, the Court held that a college was not entitled to tax-exempt status if it opposed interracial marriage or interracial dating.