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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There are also aspects of the college environment that facilitate diverse interactions in the form of interracial relationships.
The authors discovered a clear age distinction between participants who viewed interracial relationships with acceptance (less than 40 years old) and those who did not (40 years and older).
Another justification for opposing interracial relationships was morality and religious doctrine.
From miscengenation to multiculturalism: Perceptions and stages of interracial relationship development, Journal of Black Studies, 29, 540-557.
As Romano argues, for all the "strides" American society has made "in lessening the taboo against interracial relationships," this taboo--has been "eroded" rather than "erased.
Not only must the lead character, James Kennedy, overcome an interracial relationship, he has to balance neighborhood friendships with a thuggish homeboy mentality.
She had also mentioned that interracial relationships didn't come as a surprise to her and she wondered why people were so surprised that she was in an interracial relationship.
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Kim Kardashian, who is dating African American NFL player Reggie Bush, says she gets disturbed by racial comments about her interracial relationship.
Q I had a six-month interracial relationship that ended on very hostile terms.
The data consisted of 620 never married undergraduates from five first year level sociology courses at East Carolina University who voluntarily completed an anonymous questionnaire designed to assess the respondent's openness to become involved in an interracial relationship.
Arizona native and prize-winning author Virginia Nosky presents Pima Road, a romance novel about the challenges of an interracial relationship.
In addition to this, Alexander lucidly describes and speculates on the complexities and sacrifices involved in the interracial relationship between the well-respected bachelor, Nathan Sayre, and his non-white mistress, Susan Hunt.