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Younger Americans are much more likely to approve of interracial dating and to have dated someone from a different racial or ethnic background.
Gallup's annual Minority Rights and Relations poll delved into the topic of interracial dating to see whether Americans approve or disapprove of whites and blacks dating.
Currently, there are 11 million people — or 1 out of 10 married people — in the United States with a spouse of a different race or ethnicity, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U. That year, only 3 percent of newlyweds were intermarried — which means they had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity.
In 2015, 17 percent of newlyweds were intermarried, a number which had held steady from the year before.
One half of the sample, which included larger numbers of blacks and Hispanics than in a typical poll, was asked about a .
The poll finds 75% of Americans approving of a white man dating a black woman, and 71% approving of a black man dating a white woman. The distinction between the race of the man and woman makes little difference for blacks and Hispanics, but appears to affect whites' approval of interracial dating to a small degree.
The night Obama was first elected was a moment of catharsis. All the dating data I’ve seen fits Ok Cupid’s pattern: black people and Asian men get short shrift.Whites also have become more accepting of intermarriage, with the rates increasing from 4 percent to 11 percent during that same time period. The Lovings were thrown into a Virginia jail in 1958 for violating the state’s ban on interracial marriage.Interracial marriage became legal throughout the United States in 1967 when Richard and Mildred Loving took their case to the U. The Supreme Court struck down the Virginia law and those in roughly one-third of the states in 1967.Only 10 percent of white women married outside their race or ethnicity, while only 12 percent of black women were involved in intermarriage — half the rate of black men.White men were the least likely among males to consider intermarriage, with only 12 percent involved in interracial or interethnic marriages.