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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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As a result of the data analysis process, the following phenomena emerged from the individual perceptions and practices of selected middle school counselors: how student's race and/or ethnicities were identified, how interracial relationships were perceived, the specific needs of multiple heritage adolescents, and techniques used when working with multiple heritage adolescents.
Although opposition to interracial intimacy has reflected a repugnant and often brutal ideology of racial hierarchy, interracial relationships have always developed, revealing the indomitable power of human intimacy.
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171 of the participants (35.2%) were not currently in a relationship; 32.3% were in an intracouple relationship; 19.8% in an intercultural relationship; 12.1% in an interfaith relationship and 12.1% in an interracial relationship. There was some overlap of people being in more than one type of 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." Endorsing Far From Heaven's apparent concern with social hypocrisy, Romano notes that even the erosion of this taboo--though clearly the cause for social celebration--has not led to the erosion of deeper forms of racial inequality, particularly those in the economic sphere.
Andre Anderson demonstrates much more than "talent on the hardwood" and "accuracy outside the key." He is a talented writer, a rapidly rising star at Affairs Magazine, a good friend, a devoted son, and a handsome African American, who piques the interest of a girl named Gwen in developing an interracial relationship. After a short stint as the copy boy, Affairs editor Mr.
They and the play are ill at ease throughout the 78-minute running time, during which a white man (Victor Slezak) confronts his ex-wife (Julia Gibson) over her interracial relationship with a black man (Tony Todd).
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Q I had a six-month interracial relationship that ended on very hostile terms.
Almost one fourth (24.2%) reported having dated interracially and almost half (49.6%) expressed an openness to become involved in an interracial relationship. Blacks, cohabitants, and those with previous interracial dating experience were significantly more likely to express an 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. WASP-y Yale lawyer Sarah Livingstone and American Indian sculptor Jimmy Zah are both training to run in the New York Marathon; a chance encounter later resurfaces as a daring rescue, when Sarah nearly drowns in a fast-moving canal, and gradually the two of the build a relationship together as they train.
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.