Aldridge (1978) suggested that college is a critical developmental period for students as they challenge traditional values and roles set forth by society and are thus more open to interracial dating
Belinda Tucker & Claudia Mitchell-Kernan, Social, Structural and Psychological Correlates of Interracial Dating
, 12 J.
Banks concedes that these studies confirm that black women are disadvantaged in the interracial dating
market, and with white men in particular (p.
The interracial dating
correlation, given additional grounding by robust data in support of the contact hypothesis, (23) suggests that the sociocultural learning aspect of this evolutionarily grounded mechanism might be malleable.
Similarly, since interracial dating
tends to be more prevalent among today's Black men, some Black women may feel that a major burden falls on them: namely to "preserve the torch" of Black culture by continuing to produce a future race of Black children (Ates, 2002, p.
I read your article on the prevalence of interracial dating
and marriage between Asian women and Black men ("Black Men, Asian Women," in the Spring issue).
Before End In Tears reaches a dramatic and highly satisfying conclusion, Rendell displays her incomparable skills to full effect, providing suspense and surprise as she explores interracial dating
, baby-smuggling, the seamy side of the Internet and the importance of having the right accent.
In 2000, in an online colloquy hosted by The Chronicle of Higher Education, David French, an attorney representing Christian Fellowship student groups at Tufts University and Middlebury College, stated that his defense of free association would extend to a Bob Jones-type group that forbade interracial dating
and mating has been discussed and debated (and sometimes demonized) for decades, if not centuries.
THE policy on interracial dating
, I mean I spoke out on interracial dating
The announcements appeared to mark the end of a decade long odyssey for BJU, which had been battling the IRS over the right to ban interracial dating
on its campus while still enjoying a tax exemption.
Then like a movie fading into a black-and-white sequence, he takes me to a day when passion was oxygen and he was a breath of fresh air: his day of King Floyd, pick-up jazz bands, gigs and loving so hard it hurts; a day when "being black was a reason," not an excuse; and interracial dating
wore a stigma, like Negroes wore an afro.