The Debate Over Interracial Couples

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I feel as though a person has the right to marry whoever they choose. Without caring about

others thoughts and opinions. It should be encourage and not be looked down upon on.

In paragraph three I have came across an interesting quote saying that. In the course of the

proceedings the trial judge asserted that "Almighty God created the races white, black, yellow,

Malay and red and he placed them on separate continents. And for the interference with his

arrangement there would be no cause for such marriages. The fact that he separated the races

shows that he did not intend for the races to mix". Now if that is true that God has separate us

individuals on the continents. Than why is it that people has been able to diverse themselves,

with someone of a different race? I disagree with that since every day I see interracial couples. I

myself is in a interracial relationship for almost four years now. And none of my friends and

family have an issue with it.

In paragraph seven they talk about how even though the marriage market remains racially

segmented, white-black marriages have increased. According to the calculations of Douglas

Besharov and Timothy Sullivan, in 1960 about 1.7% of married blacks had a white spouse. In

1990 the percentage had risen to about 5.9%. Moreover the pace of increase in marriage across

the black-white racial frontier is quickening, especially in terms of white men and black women.

Which means overtime the patterns of interracial

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