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 pre-dates an inter-racial kiss on Emergency Ward 10 in 1964 and the famous clinch between Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek in 1968.
To Noreen, (not her real name), location and family disapproval are contributors to the failure of inter-racial marriage.
The Occupiers is not a book that will readily raise the pulse but it's a curiously reassuring account of human inter-racial harmony following the most dreadful of wars.
In Montreal, Kyrgyz delegation held a meeting with representatives of Inter-cultural and inter-racial relations research center.
He examines the context of Jeremiah Wright's remarks in the history of black, liberation-oriented Christianity in America and the specter of black radicalism, and analyzes the changing perceptions around race, mixed-race identities, and inter-racial relations as they were brought out during the 2008 Presidential Election.
Inter-racial marriages may be on the rise throughout Asia but they still hold a minority position.
Set on a fictitious island, it deals with the acceptance of inter-racial relationships and highlights differences in Western and Polynesian cultures.
Given the nature of the high-profile events that have taken place under his tenure - inter-racial tensions in the 2005 Lozells riots, gang violence with the deaths of Charlene Ellis and Letisha Shakespeare, and the constant threat of terrorism-related crimes - to increase the public feeling of safety is a fine achievement indeed.
House of Representatives struck a conciliatory tone with its apology for slavery and Bob Jones University apologized for its racist policies including its ban on inter-racial dating.
But this didn't permit inter-racial marriages under Virginia's Racial Integrity Act (1924).
He was priest-representative to the Worcester Association for Retarded Children, a member of the Worcester Inter-Racial Council, deputy chaplain for Youth Guidance and chaplain of the Phi Beta Omega inter-high school sorority.
Although we evaluated only attitudes about social interactions and not social interactions themselves, it is likely that these large differences in participant comfort levels will impact inter-racial interactions to at least some degree (Plant, 2004).

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