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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It should also be noted that Wilder's patriotic transgressions did not need to show interracial relationships in order to become censored.
As a result of this detailed and structured process, the following topics emerged: (a) Identifying Student Race and/or Ethnicity, (b) Perceptions of Interracial Relationships, (c) Specific Needs of Multiple Heritage Adolescents, and (d) Multiple Heritage Counseling Techniques.
The anxieties that I read as circulating throughout Kindred all seem to begin for Dana with the arrival of both societal and familial opposition to her and Kevin's interracial relationship.
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.
During their guilty pleas in January 2011, Joshua and Jeremy Moro admitted that in October 2008, they and Danforth agreed to build, erect and burn a cross near the home of another cousin, her African American boyfriend (now husband), her 11-year-old son, and their grandmother who was believed to approve of the cousin's interracial relationship.
23, 2008, Moro agreed to help Danforth build, erect and burn a cross near the homes of their cousin, who lived with an African-American man and an 11-year-old son, and other relatives who were believed to approve of the 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.
The majority of single men and women, 69% of males and 75% of females, are more open to having an interracial relationship because President Obama is African American.
Her creation and introduction of Louis DeLavier's fictional journal in Voodoo Dreams allows the novel to record a tender interracial relationship and to display a convincing omniscience.
After the death of her parents, Sithole developed a taste for risk, which manifested in skydiving, rock-climbing, an interracial relationship and plans to deep sea-dive.
Writers also broke ground in touching on interracial relationships, rape and domestic violence, despite being a teatime family show.
Further studies pointing to a complex sexuality, a penchant for interracial relationships and a skill for staying out of jail - despite treading very dangerous waters - offered me opportunities to paint a picture of his very vivid life, times, comrades and adventures.