Interracial marriage is a form of marriage outside a specific social group involving spouses who belong to different socially-defined races or racialized ethnicities.. In the past, it was outlawed in the United States of America and in South Africa as miscegenation.It became legal in the entire United States in 1967 when the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case Loving v. Interracial marriages have typically been highlighted through two points of view in the United States: Egalitarianism and cultural conservatism. Egalitarianism's view of interracial marriage is acceptance of the phenomenon, while traditionalists view interracial marriage as taboo and as socially unacceptable.
Sep 01, 2016 · More accepting professed beliefs do not seem to be the main cause of the rise in the number interracial couples. *** Prior to 1980, the Census did not collect data on intermarriage. The available data from that period only allows us to examine interracial marriage, which does not include marriages between Hispanics and other racial/ethnic. Marriage looks a lot different today in many ways than in years past. As our nation becomes more racially and ethnically diverse, so are married couples. The percentage of married-couple households that are interracial or interethnic grew across the United States from 7.4 to 10.2 percent from 2000.
Feb 21, 2018 · I t’s been half a century since the US supreme court decriminalized interracial marriage. Since then, the share of interracial and interethnic marriages in America has increased fivefold, from 3 Author: Mona Chalabi.