Recently, we’ve been made aware of the story of African-American boxer, Jack Johnson, who dated a white woman in 1913.
Interracial marriage in the United States has been fully legal in all U. states since the 1967 Supreme Court decision that deemed anti-miscegenation laws unconstitutional, with many states choosing to legalize interracial marriage at earlier dates.Neither the Roper Report nor the General Social Survey specifically queried respondents on their attitudes or practices concerning interracial dating.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. I'm down with the swirl too.' From black guys: 'Why are you going out with that white boy? , released its edition with a black man kissing a white woman on the cover entitled, “The 7 Best Places to Smooch.” The magazine reportedly received an inordinate amount of negative comments, based on the concept of interracial couples being “immoral” and “unnatural.” These are two prime examples of how interracial dating still gets a bad rap, and although it has gained popularity since the 60s, it still isn’t an acceptable practice to some of all races.