America’s history is rich with fear of black male sexuality, as evidenced in cultural markers such as the silent film Birth of a Nation and the brutal death of Emmett Till, a teenager accused of whistling at a white woman.
However, the interracial pairing of a black woman with a white man doesn’t seem to raise the same kind of alarms.
Unsurprisingly, Americans over the age 65 and residents of the South are least likely to support a racially-mixed family. They will just have to get over the fact that there are over 5 million interracially-married couples in the US, according to the latest census data. But which group, among all interracial marriages, are the most common? Take a look at the percentages behind America’s interracial combinations:points to “a steady flow of new Asian and Hispanic immigrants” in the West as the reason behind their high rates of interracial coupling.
And now, let’s talk about our favorite topic here at Madame Noire Business: Money!
During the Super Bowl this year, the brand double-downed on its efforts to be reflective of a diverse nation and released a second commercial featuring the same family.
While the rate of interracial dating and marriage has definitely grown in the past decades, exactly how many are marrying?
In 2005, that number was up to seven percent of the 59 million marriages in the United States.
Although there are no longer any laws banning relationships, interracial dating remains a controversial subject for some people.
According to Pew Research Trends, White and Asian newlyweds have the highest combined income compared to any other pairing (including non-interracial marriages) with a median of ,952.
Here’s the median income of all marriage combos in America: White & Asian – ,000Asian & Asian – ,000White & White – ,000White & Hispanic – ,900White & Black – ,187Black & Black – ,700Hispanic & Hispanic – ,000Now, let’s zero in on Black Americans who marry outside their race.