interracial relationships

Repost: This was first posted over two years ago. With more than 2,000 comments and still going, its thread is no longer usable. I am closing the original to comments and reposting it here. I added a bit about “preferences” and made some small changes:
An interracial relationship (IRR) is a dating or married relationship between people from different races. This post is about the ones in the US. It is an overview post – click on links to go deeper into a particular topic.

 

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Roland Martin Blasts Stacey Dash For Comments About BET, Black Networks

Roland Martin took Stacey Dash to task for her comments about BET and Black networks during Thursday’s edition of NewsOne Now.

 

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10 People That Will Change Your Mind On the Syrian Refugee Crisis

The Syrian refugee crisis is creating national debates on how to handle the influx of people from war torn nations all around the world. Last week the internet was ablaze with the news that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs himself was the son of a Syrian refugee after street artist Banksy created a mural depicting Jobs as a refugee.

 

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American ethnic groups | Abagond

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An American ethnic group in most cases means those in America from the same country. Italian Americans, Irish Americans, etc. There are a few groups that do not quite fit that pattern: Jews, Puerto Ricans and African Americans. Another odd case are those who call themselves “Americans”. They mostly live in the upper South. I will count them as British since that seems to be what most are.

The top ten ethnic groups by size in 2010…

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White people – Wikipedia

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“White people, rather than being a straightforward description of skin color, is a term denoting a specific set of ethnic groups and functions as a color metaphor for race.[citation needed]

 

The definition of “white person” differs according to geographical and historical context. Various social constructions of whiteness have had implications in terms of national identity, consanguinity, public policy, religion, population statistics, racial segregation, affirmative action, eugenics, racial marginalization and racial quotas. The concept has been applied with varying degrees of formality and internal consistency in disciplines including sociology, politics, genetics, biology, medicine, biomedicine, language, culture and law”
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Punjabi Sikh-Mexican American community fading into history

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Anti-immigration laws, coupled with shared cultural values, brought this community to life. Almost 100 years later, the community is now retiring to the history books.

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Profoundly Moved: Candice’s Artistic Journey: Discovering the Sari

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“At the show people told me that I looked like a piece of art work and that the cloth I wore was the most beautiful they had ever seen. In fact, I was hugged more there by people than I had been in years. It was as if they were thanking me for wearing a sari. For three days I was lucky enough to don a sari, but on the last day, I wore Western clothes and what a world of difference that made! Conversations that had been respectful, enlightening and even surreal, degraded to school-boy banter about breasts. People even evinced surprise that I was a sculptor; I was no longer the worthy creator of my own work! I felt naked. I felt dethroned.” -Candice Raquel Lee

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Tiffany Jones, Heidi Durrow, Fanshen Cox & their mamas

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Great Photo of the founders of the Mixed Roots Film and Literary festival (Heidi & Fanshen), along with the famous Tiffany Jones of Mullato Diaries on youtube.

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Constructing Race: Pew Center Report On Asians

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The June 19 release of the Pew Research Center report, The Rise of Asian Americans is generating buzz that is, frankly, giving me a headache. The report summary opens with the following: Asian Amer…

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