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“There’s much greater racial tolerance in the United States, with attitudes having changed in a way where it’s much more positive toward interracial marriage,” said Daniel T.Lichter, director of the Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell University, who studies interracial and interethnic marriages.
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.
Conversely, Black women and White men are most likely to stick by their vows.
The probability of divorce by the 10th year of marriage, relative to White/White unions, are as follows: White Wife & Asian Husband – 59 percent more likely to divorce in comparison to same-race white couples White Wife & Black Husband – 50 percent more likely to divorce Asian Wife & White Husband – 4 percent more likely to divorce Black Wife & White Husband – 44 percent likely to divorce.
Black men are more than twice as likely to intermarry than their Black female counterparts (24 percent vs. The latest data shows that 17 percent of Blacks in 2010 “married out” — compare this to nine, 26, and 28 percent of Whites, Hispanics, and Asians, respectively.