Mildred and Richard Loving were a mixed race couple from Virginia who were arrested by local law enforcement in July 1958 for violating the state's Racial Integrity Act of 1924 which prohibited White-Black marriages.
To add insult to injury, they were told that they had to leave the state for a minimum of nine years in order to avoid prosecution and imprisonment.
But a study by George Yancey, a sociologist at the University of North Texas, found that interdating today is far from unusual and certainly more common than intermarriage.
Yancey collected a sample of 2,561 adults age 18 and older from the Lilly Survey of Attitudes and Friendships, a telephone survey of English- and Spanish-speaking adults conducted from October 1999 to April 2000.
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On Monday, Huff Post Live provided some perspective on how bias against interracial couples has persisted for decades.On the next page enter the ABOVE email address, click "SET MY OWN" and amount as 20, your name, message( part of the question) and delivery date (now) and CHECKOUT. You will be able to specify the question on the gift card page Enter your email address and question in the "Message" box. We apologize for the inconvenience, if you are not satisfied you can use the credit for another question in future. Important : Do not enter your email address in the "Recipient E-mail" field on next page but enter "[email protected]". Musician John Mellencamp recounted to the online news publication how his 1980s hit “Jack & Diane” was actually a song intended to describe interracial sweethearts: The song says Jack is a football star, but Mellencamp said the original lyrics described Jack as African-American."In 1982, when I turned the song in to the record company, they went, 'Whoa, can't you make him something other than that?