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Interracial Dating and Marriages: Beyond Race and Society

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  • Amanda Thomas (Iowa State University)

Abstract

This presentation will examine historical and personal perspectives of interracial dating and marriages in the United States. Discussion will include obstacles and perceptions from laws prohibiting interracial dating/marriage banned by the Supreme Court in 1967 and a focus on the experience of interracial dating couples at Iowa State. Also presented will be a case study of interracial marriages that includes movie clips and stories from individuals in interracial marriages and the children of interracial couples.

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07 Mar 2008
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