Marriage across racial and ethnic lines continues to be on the rise in the United States. The share of new marriages between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from each other increased to The upward trend of intermarriage is many decades old.
Currently, there are 11 million people — or 1 out of 10 married people — in the United States with a spouse of a different race or ethnicity, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U. Census Bureau data. This is a big jump from 50 years ago, when the Supreme Court ruled interracial marriage was legal throughout the United States.
Inthe U. Supreme Court ruled in the Loving v. Virginia case that marriage across racial lines was legal throughout the country.
By Gretchen Livingston and Anna Brown. Since then, intermarriage rates have steadily climbed. All told, more thannewlyweds in had recently entered into a marriage with someone of a different race or ethnicity.
During the s, an increased demand for copper and cobalt attracted Japanese investments in the mineral-rich southeastern region of Katanga Province. Over a year period, more than 1, Japanese miners relocated to the region, confined to a strictly male-only camp. Arriving without family or spouses, the men often sought social interaction outside the confines of their camps.
Less than 3 percent of all marriages were interracial inand the public generally disapproved of such unions. Interracial marriage was even illegal in at least 15 U. Although the U.
Interracial marriage in the United States has been legal in all U. Supreme Court Warren Court decision Loving v. Virginia that deemed "anti-miscegenation" laws unconstitutional.
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