Reconstituting racial histories and identities: The narratives of interracial couples
55) Anecdotally, some former residents of Chinatown now in their sixties and seventies have told the authors that they do not recall seeing Chinese interracial couples
when they were growing up.
But coping with prejudice is a defensive move, and Fowler does not take her interracial couple
beyond this stage to social activism, nor does she place them together in a public place again.
Because racial intermarriage was either illegal or socially condemned or both, legally-married interracial couples
numbered far fewer than informal interracial unions.
In what Cahn terms the "sexual paradox of high school desegregation," white alarmists claimed that integration would lead inevitably to interracial couples
, interracial marriages, and mixed-race babies, suggesting that "white girls had themselves become immoral and untrustworthy"--unable to uphold the values of white supremacy (pp.
With the "Hottest Couples" serving as the foundation, we strengthened the Black Love section with the addition of a look at religious/gospel couples, interracial couples
and couples who have recently become parents or are expecting new additions to their families.
Cohabitation is likewise on the decline among interracial couples
, the study notes.
In America Ellinghaus was able to locate voluminous files on educated middle-class interracial couples
, the Australian archives contain no such material.
The results show that the three strategies do exist but interracial couples
use them selectively.
Or Joyce can write about interracial couples
as in Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart and later, I'll Take You There.
After each of these worked its way from the trial court to California's highest appeal court and Traynor's consideration, four rules of law saw their birth: 1) interracial couples
cannot be denied the right to marry, 2) an abused wife need not be blameless herself to obtain a divorce, 3) the prosecution may not use evidence gained by illegal entry at the trial of an accused, and 4) the manufacturer of a defective product is liable for the injuries visited upon a consumer without the consumer having to prove negligence in the making of the product.
For example, Connerly received the 2000 Racial Harmony Hall of Fame award from A Place For Us Ministry for Interracial Couples