The history of interracial dating
And what a wonderfully enlightening, frustrating, tearful, strengthening and - in many respects - ordinary life it has been.We have found a certain level of acceptance in this small southern city which is for both of our homeplace.Following the Civil War, many states, particularly ones located in the South, still had regulations that made it illegal for a white person to marry anyone other than a white person.
Personal views toward interracial relationships and marriage have changed even more dramatically in the U. A separate Pew survey recently found 39 percent of adults viewed intermarriage as a “good” thing for society, compared with just 24 percent who advocated for intermarriage in 2010.
Rick Hall Texarkana, AR Dear FRONTLINE, Of all the interracial relationships I have known among my friends I have never seen any of them have problems because of skin color.
Their problems are those of other couples no matter what the race.
Interracial marriages are more common than most people would have you believe. Can you imagine how many bi-racial children of June's era that were not so lucky to grow in a generally "normal" household.
The fact that June and her half sister literally lived the same life clearly backs up this statement. Kudos to June for not trying to sugar-coat the truth. I know what it feels like to be looked at differently because of the color of my skin, but I always had my own race to go back to and to identify with.