In the late 1980s, only about half of the public agreed with the statement: “I think it’s all right for blacks and whites to date each other.” Today, over three-quarters agree (77%), with increases in support coming in all major demographic and political groups.Similarly, in 1988 a quarter of Americans said they had little in common with people of other races; today, just 13% say that. Experts say white opponents may not realize it, but their disapproval could be rooted in pre-Civil War attitudes about white purity. Intermarriages between all groups are on the rise, but the pairing that seems to push the most hot buttons is white.
Published dozen on the go time, all history books as one of dating.
The idea of blacks and whites dating, once highly divisive, is now broadly accepted.
There also has been a steady decline in the number of Americans who say they have little in common with people of other races.
Today, in many countries, interracial marriage is commonplace and most don’t even give it a second thought.
However, as we all know, it wasn’t always this way in the past.