Definition of interracial dating
Although in early America, whites and Native Americans, Native Americans and blacks and blacks and whites openly procreated with one another, the introduction of institutionalized slavery changed the nature of such relationships entirely.
The raping of African-American women by plantation owners and other powerful whites during this period have cast an ugly shadow on relationships between black women and white men.
On the flip side, African American men who so much as looked at a white women could be killed, and brutally so.
(1981), a historical novel based on her family’s real-life experiences.
The Bible shows, however, that the group who left Egyptian bondage was anything but pure genetically.
Joseph is one of the many sons of Jacob (renamed Israel).
That is, unless you count my first boyfriend – José – who, in the second grade, long-distance collect-called me from Puerto Rico and got me in a lot of trouble with my dad. But I think it’s worth revisiting these concepts within the context of romantic or sexual relationships. And the way we practice our allyship in those contexts should reflect that.
So, whether you’re years deep in a charmingly fairy tale-esque romance with your beau or you’re just now firing up to dive into your first, here are seven things to remember as a white person involved with a person of color.
Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage 48 years ago, the number of mixed-race couples has been steadily rising.
Miscegenation is defined by sexual relations between people from different racial groups.
The term stems from the Latin words "miscere" and "genus," which mean "to mix" and "race," respectively.
Sometimes I don’t want to chat with someone who only has a theoretical understanding of gender oppression.
Sometimes I want to talk to someone who just gets it.