Attitudes towards interracial marriage in the United States have changed over time. Census bureau made a fascinating series of maps to analyze the geography of interracial marriages.
Marriages between people of different races are becoming more common — in 2000, 7.4% of all marriages were between spouses of different races, whereas in 2010, that figure rose to 9.5%. (via Matthew Klein) Non-Hispanic White/Hispanic marriages are the most common type of interracial marriage in the United States, accounting for over a third of all interracial marriages: The final map shows the counties with the highest proportion of each of the interracial marriage categories above.
Portuguese also uses miscigenação, derived from the same Latin root as the English word.
These non-English terms for "race-mixing" are not considered as offensive as "miscegenation", although they have historically been tied to the caste system (Casta) that was established during the colonial era in Spanish-speaking Latin America.
Except for one white guy, she has dated only within her race.
That's compared to 17.1 per cent of blacks and 9.4 per cent of whites.
Of the 275,500 new interracial marriages in 2010, 43 per cent were white-Hispanic couples, 14.4 per cent were white-Asian, 11.9 per cent were white-black, and the remainder were other combinations.'In the past century, intermarriage has evolved from being illegal, to be a taboo and then to be merely unusual.
“I’m not desperate to get married,’’ said Jacque Reid, who co-hosts the “New York Live” lifestyle show on WNBC-TV News Channel 4, serves as a correspondent for the nationally syndicated “Tom Joyner Morning Show” on the radio, and is the editor in chief of Singleand Living I’ve met some bad men and dated very bad men,” laughed Reid, a fitness enthusiast and never-married Atlanta, Ga., native who lives in Manhattan with her pet Shih Tzus — a boy named Sugar-Shane and a girl named Zoe.
“I’m happy being single,” said Reid, who declined to give her age.