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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(43.) Almost All Millennials Accept Interracial Dating and
A recent study of college students' openness to interracial dating revealed that half of the students sampled were open to interracial relationships (Knox, Zusman, Buffington, & Hemphill, 2000).
Banks concedes that these studies confirm that black women are disadvantaged in the interracial dating market, and with white men in particular (p.
(13.) Olsson et al., supra note 5, at 768 (noting that though "the conditioning bias to fear racial outgroup members was attenuated among those with more interracial dating experience, consistent with a substantial body of research demonstrating that positive intergroup contact reduces negativity toward outgroups," only correlation, not causation, could be shown).
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.
Some of the ritzier abodes were called "Black and Tan" clubs and offered fine dining and a comfortable environment for interracial dating.
For example, when the Internal Revenue Service moved in 1981 to yank the tax-exempt status of Bob Jones University because it prohibited interracial dating, Lott defended the school's position on religious freedom grounds.
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." ANN HELLMUTH
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. (French is now with the Christian Alliance Defense Fund and represented Savage in his dispute with Ohio State.) Yet while French emphatically distanced himself from Bob Jones' theological views, he was far more sympathetic to Christian Fellowship and branded as "ridiculous" the suggestion that the group was fostering "self-hate" among gay students by demanding that they renounce homosexuality as a sin.
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.