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By Colleen Poulin & Virginia Rutter How colorblind is love?
In interracial and intercultural romances, color counts for less than ever.
Hawaii has the largest number of interracial newlyweds today. The next city with the largest number of interracial marriages is Las Vegas, with 31% of married couples being interracial.
What percentage of recently married black men have a spouse of a different race?
Just a little more than 25 years ago, 63% of nonblack adults opposed interracial marriage. This is slightly elevated from the estimate provide by the Census Bureau, but the study takes into account the heritage of each adult, not just their self-reported race. Mildred and Richard Loving were the first white man and African American woman to marry despite the law against interracial marriage.
As a result, they both spent time in jail and were forced from their home state of Virginia, seeking refuge in Washington.
Over the last several decades, the American public has grown increasingly accepting of interracial dating and marriage.
Hispanics come in second as the most likely to marry outside their ethnicity.
27% of Hispanics today are married to someone outside their race.
When Minority Families Become the Majority” (April 8-9 at the University of Illinois Chicago), by researchers at Framingham State University.