To date outside of your race is no longer the controversial decision it once was.
Political and social struggles to create racial harmony in the U. With growing parental openness to diverse populations came increased opportunities for their children socially to interact with people of racial and ethnic backgrounds beyond their own.
Since the larger percentage of families in America live on dual-incomes (U. Census, 2004), demands of jobs and careers necessitate that children be exposed to diverse social contexts.
When I started dating my husband back in 1999, there was absolutely no place, discussion or support for Black women who were dating and/or married interracially.
Necessity is the mother of invention when it comes to the work I do!
It’s time to have an honest, open discussion about interracial relationships.