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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Inter-racial marriages may be on the rise throughout Asia but they still hold a minority position.
Still too early to gauge, Obama's presence may be influential on the tolerance and numbers of cross-cultural or inter-racial marriages.
It may be that at the time James Michener penned his stories in the 1940s he doubted inter-racial marriages were tenable, given society's attitudes.
He asks how the landscape of inter-racial marriage changes when inter-ethnic marriages are added, or cohabiting and dating couples, and who enters into mixed relationships and why.
Chris (Patrick Wilson) and Lisa Mattson (Kerry Washington) excitedly move into a new home and clash with LAPD officer Abe Turner (Jackson) who lives next door and strongly disapproves of inter-racial marriage.
Here he plays LAPD cop Abe Turner who absolutely will not tolerate the nice young couple - Chris (Patrick Wilson) and Lisa Mattson (Kerry Washington) - who have moved in next door, because they have an inter-racial marriage.
As an actor, Robeson's career took off in 1928 with his portrayal of Joe in Show Boat, a revolutionary musical exploring themes of racial prejudice, inter-racial marriage, alcoholism and poverty.
Under India's first Governor General, Warren Hastings, the British and Indians met as equals and relations between the countries were characterised by racial harmony and mutual respect, leading to close working relationships, inter-racial marriage and a considerable exchange of ideas.
Shuyler was the only child of the most celebrated inter-racial marriage of the Harlem Renaissance - between African American journalist George Schuyler and white Texan artist and journalist Josephine Cogdell.
30pm, starring Christopher Blake and Muriel Odunton, featuring an inter-racial marriage, while Tales of The Unexpected (STV 10pm) kept us in suspense.
Loving is a handsomely crafted drama about two mild-mannered, yet courageous souls from opposite sides of the racial divide in late 1950s Virginia, who followed their hearts in strict defiance of The Racial Integrity Act, which criminalised inter-racial marriages in the state.

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