Black white interracial dating statistics
When protagonist Cassie Logan’s cousin visits from the North to announce that he’s taken a white wife, the entire Logan family is aghast.
“Cousin Bud had separated himself from the rest of us…
Always an obedient girl, Ramona rebels for the first time when she chooses to marry Alessandro.
While visiting Mississippi in 1955, the Chicago teen was murdered by a pair of white men for allegedly whistling at a white woman.Helen Hunt Jackson’s novel "Ramona" is a case in point.In it, a woman named Señora Moreno objects to her adoptive daughter Ramona’s impending marriage to a Temecula man named Alessandro.In addition to calling marriage a basic civil right, the Court stated, “Under our Constitution, the freedom to marry, or not marry, a person of another race resides with the individual and cannot be infringed by the State.” During the height of the civil rights movement, not only did laws change regarding interracial marriage but public views did as well.That the public was slowly embracing interracial unions is evidenced by the theatrical release of a 1967 film based entirely on an imminent interracial marriage, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?