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Transcript of Interracial Relationships
My paper begins with a brief background introducing how slavery changed society’s views on interracial relationships. Then, it goes into greater details concerning interracial relationships, and finally it ends with a discussion of the benefits of interracial relationships.
•Slavery is a main reason why Americans disapprove of Black-White couples
Interracial Relationships are Increasing!
What are Interracial Relationships?
•extremely frowned upon
The History of Slavery
Why do Americans respond negatively to interracial relationships?
Fulfilled Their Pleasures
the powerful and the powerless
Satisfy Their Needs of Entertainment
Yarbrough’s (2005) notes that slave women may have wanted sexual intercourse
the women who did not want to engage in sexual intercourse had barely any power to refuse
anti-miscegenation laws were imposed in the American Southwest
Anti-miscegenation laws in the United States did not only affect African Americans and Anglo Americans
• In 1967, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) attorneys convinced the Federal Supreme Court to take a case from Virginia known as Loving v. Virginia.
Since most states had removed their anti-miscegenation laws in 1967, there has been an extensive increase of interracial relationship in America.
Intermarriage has tripled
The numbers are progressing each year
the history of interracial rape created negative opinions
Being misinformed creates several issues
There are many issues that can be involved when being in an interracial relationship
Killian discovered that interracial marriages hold personal and universal consequences
The Only Thing that should be separated by color is the Laundry.
The Anti-miscegenation laws
History of Interracial rapes
Lack of Knowledge
Many scholars will agree that interracial marriage is seen as a sign of improvement in interracial relationships in America