Interracial dating and racism updating with rpm
But the significance of the change goes beyond simple acceptance.When Pew asked about the impact of interracial marriage on society, 43% of Americans said more intermarriage has been a change for the better.Last year, the cereal brand Cheerios released a commercial that featured an interracial couple and their biracial daughter.The racist backlash against seeing a black man with a white woman was so severe that Cheerios had to disable comments on its You Tube account.Compare that with 1980, when less than 7% of new marriages took place between interracial couples and the share of overall marriages was just 3%. In 1987, Pew found that only 13% of Americans completely agreed that interracial dating was acceptable; that share grew to 56% in 2009.
"Eventually, after a couple of ignorant Ok Cupid messages about my sexuality, I ended up making two Ok Cupid profiles to avoid these encounters — one for men, one for women.
Moreover, there are certain races that suffered more from these judgments than others.
The Ok Cupid data shows that black men and women both face the biggest “penalties” from daters of other races, an unfortunate sign of black exceptionalism.
Ok Cupid data recently revealed that while users claim to be open-minded, racial background makes a difference for matching.
And not all races approach interracial dating in the same way.