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That’s more than double the intermarriage rate of the 1980s and six times the intermarriage rate of the 1960s.
Also, most Americans say they approve of interracial marriage, with more than 6 in 10 saying they’re OK if a family member marries outside his or her group.
"I’m glad she’s happy….regardless of who she’s with," wrote one commenter. Or how about when Idris Elba was supposedly dating a White woman? Why do you think we react differently when a sister dates outside of her race, then when a brother does. Take our poll and share your thoughts in the comments below.
"If she’s happy and he treats her like a queen, that’s all that is important. QUESTION: Is there a double standard when it comes to interracial relationships?
That’s an indicator of how things have changed.”Approximately 280,000 of the roughly 2 million marriages in 2008 were between spouses of different races or ethnicities, according to the Pew report.
White-Hispanic couplings accounted for the greatest proportion of those intermarriages, at 41 percent.
Thirty-five percent say they already have a family member who is married to someone of a different race or ethnicity.“Race relations have certainly changed in a positive way,” says Daniel Lichter, a professor of sociology at Cornell University in Ithaca, N. “This indicates greater racial tolerance, a blurring of the racial divides in the US.
The report found vastly different rates of intermarriage for each of the groups studied.“The opportunities to marry for African-American women are exacerbated by high shares of black men marrying out, combined with extraordinarily high rates of incarceration among black men and higher rates of mortality," says Lichter."That leads to a shortage of men to marry in the black community.” Related: La."I’m the first Black girl he’s ever been with, so we are learning," she added.The rapper's revelation was mostly met with glee from sisters on the blogosphere. And yet when, say, Kanye West dates Kim Kardashian, the reaction from sisters is the complete opposite. "It makes us feel like we’re not good enough for a Black man of his caliber (and so many other men behave this way)," wrote one Clutch commenter.