One second you’re looking at young lovers holding hands, and then suddenly the deep dark part of your brain whispers, “I wonder if their kids are going to be white or black? Interracial relationships and marriages may be on the rise, but we still see them differently.
Additionally, the person who’s actually in an interracial relationship is going to have a different set of experiences than a white, heterosexual cis couple, and that’s solely based on the fact that the entire universe can’t seem to get over it.
Does is it mean that the stigma of dating outside your race is a thing of the past? Here's an inside look at the complicated lives of mixed-race couples.
From the casseroles to going hunting with her dad, it's always a learning experience.
Perspectives of interracial dating at a predominantly white university. Founded in 1996 and based at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Council’s mission is to enhance the national understanding of how and why contemporary families are changing, what needs and challenges they face, and how these needs can best be met.
When Minority Families Become the Majority” (April 8-9 at the University of Illinois Chicago), by researchers at Framingham State University.
CCF public affairs intern Colleen Poulin and FSU sociologist Virginia Rutter consider what’s working and what remains challenging in interracial relationships.
“Switching Teams” is a phrase I have often heard out the mouths of men and women who have experienced repeated dissatisfaction when dating individuals of their own race.
I hear women jokingly declare that they are “opening up their minds” and “expanding their horizons,” after growing tired of empty-ending love affairs with men of their race.
Despite the persistent prejudice in the world, we can’t deny that as a country we’ve come pretty far in taking steps to end racial discrimination.