By Gretchen Livingston and Anna Brown. In the racial and ethnic classification system used for this report, individuals are classified first by ethnicity defined as whether someone is Hispanic or not and then by race. As such, all references to whites, blacks, Asians, American Indians, multiracial persons or persons of some other race include those who are not Hispanic; Hispanics may be of any race. By the same token, if a Hispanic black person marries a non-Hispanic white person, their marriage would be classified as one between a Hispanic and a white person rather than a black and a white person. Beginning with the census, individuals could choose to identify with more than one group in response to the race question. In all other years, newlyweds are those who married in that same year.
Intermarriage in the U.S. 50 Years After Loving v. Virginia
Mississippi wedding venue refuses interracial pair over owner's Christian faith - BBC News
So, what in the Bible tells you that? The owners of an event hall in northeastern Mississippi apologized on Tuesday for refusing to host a wedding for an interracial couple — an exchange captured in a widely viewed video — saying that they incorrectly believed that interracial marriage went against their Christian beliefs. But then the couple received a message, according to Ms. Welch, 24, said she went to the venue with her mother on Saturday to inquire about the refusal. She filmed part of the interaction she had with a woman at the venue and posted the video on Facebook, where it drew widespread condemnation. Welch in the video.
WHAT about the children? This is the question that is universally asked of those in interracial marriages, said Dr. Alvin Poussaint, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. Though many have made the assumption that interracial children must inevitably have psychological problems, ''we THE FAMILYhave lots of reasons to suspect that an interracial background can be an advantage to children in this society,'' Dr.