Shutterstock There once was a time in America — not too long ago — when the ebony and ivory piano keys, metaphorically, could not legally live in harmony. gradually warmed up to the idea of a Black and White union:1959 – 4 percent1971 – 29 percent1982 – 43 percent1995 – 48 percent2008 – 77 percent2013 – 87 percent Stats also show that Blacks have always approved Black-White marriages more than Whites.
When The Supremes were in full swing with their shimmery dresses and funky hairstyles, Black and White love was strictly forbidden. Well, let’s take a look at today’s interracial couples in America by the numbers, shall we? In 1969, 56 percent of Blacks were down for the swirl compared to only 17 percent of Whites.
It is an ambiguous term: it can mean a cultural pluralism in which the various ethnic groups collaborate and dialog with one another without having to sacrifice their particular identities.Abbreviated references in text; fuller references at foot of page.Some entries have precise dates, some have a range, and some are approximate - so the ordering is also subjective, but we have attempted to list events in rough chronological order, up to an arbitrary cutoff date of 1700 CE. Apart from many omissions, this selection reflects the interests of the compiler, with incompatible biases towards the early, the underdocumented, and the archaeologically or historically reliable, and specifically relating to maritime and trade history.Across the table from me was a South Korean guy who had watched videos of me eating KFC during his time serving for his home country's national military.He had told me that watching my videos made him happy and miss America.