At the same time, members of each generation have become increasingly tolerant as it ages.
Together, these trends help explain the increase in expressions of tolerance toward interracial dating in recent decades.
(I am looking for male and female friends.) I also have a special place in ? (Even though to the eye, I'm black.) I can tend to be shy at first, but will come out once I get to know you.However, some couples may experience societal backlash based on whom they would like to love and marry.Alabama was the last state to overturn the legalization of interracial marriages.The fact that she was Chinese came as no surprise, yet the reality of it set in only after I heard her speaking with her mother on the phone.
“Wo zai...”For 10 solid minutes, I watched with wide eyed amazement as the girl I was getting to know rattled off sentence after sentence of incomprehensible Shanghainese.
In 2003, 64% of students polled said that they would be comfortable dating a person of a different race. In 2014, based on a survey of 378 students, this number has jumped to 88%.
Despite the rising number of interracial couples at Townsend Harris, a primary concern of students is the stark opposition they might face from their families.
Runner-up, Feature Writing Eleven years ago, The Classic conducted a poll to determine the general opinions of students on interracial dating.
As a concept that is still prevalent among Harrisites, we conducted a similar poll and series of interviews to see what has changed and what has stayed the same.
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