– Many African American men and non-Jewish men fall short in the romance department -Jewish men open wide instead of down low (Is that a sexual innuendo I failed to grasp? Hines-Starr successfully manages to stereotype two groups simultaneously.
When you reduce people down to a few characteristics, it robs them of their humanity, which is complex.
Whether it's dating or marrying someone of a different race, interracial relationships are not a new phenomenon among Asian Americans. It was not until 1967, during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, that the U. Supreme Court ruled in the case that such laws were unconstitutional. As suc, one could argue that it's only been in recent years that interracial marriages have become common in American society.
When the first Filipino and Chinese workers came to the U. Of course, anti-miscegenation laws were part of a larger anti-Asian movement that eventually led to the Page Law of 1875 that effectively almost eliminated Chinese women from immigrating ot the U.
In other words, they only represent a 'snapshot' look using the latest data from 2010.
Nonetheless, it is important to recognize that such marriage patterns have evolved and changed over time.