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Is interracial marriage the new thing to do? Seems everywhere i look there's a black and white couple. Has there always been an attraction?

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wickedpissah

There is only one race.
The human race.

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You nailed it. Agree 100%
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I suppose. Interracial couples have always existed, it's just people are more open about it now. And there's absolutely nothing wrong with it. We are all part of the same species. >.>

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Firstly I think people are misinterpreting this question. The questioner isn't saying anything is wrong with interracial marriage.
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Now my answer: I don't think people really pay attention to race when it comes to marriage. Whether they're attracted only depends on who they are, not what race they are. I see just as many single-race couples (for lack of a better term) as I see interracial.

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Racial Discrimination can be defined as the exclusion or inclusion of a group based on race. EIther way it's wrong. You should follow you heart. If you are in love the color of their skin shouldn't matter. But to pick someone or reject someone because of their race is racism. There does seem to be a movement in The United States in which white people are feeling pressure to go out with black people to prove they aren't racist. If you're in love with someone the color of their skin shouldn't matter. Seeking out a type of person or rejecting a person because of their skin color is just another form or racism. And trying to dictate who another person should or shouldn't go out with or marry is just wrong.

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I think you're just seeing it more because Interracial couples no longer have to hide. Don't forget, not that long ago it was illegal for many to marry. Also, the fear of being beaten, lynched and killed was a pretty good incentive to keep these relationships secret.

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I was standing in front of my house and saw a group of middle school kids walking by me. There was an afircan american male who crudely and disrepsectfully was hitting on a caucasian female she turned him down. He then went and got his big sister who came on like gang busters. I was getting ready to call the police because it looked like an assault was imminent. SHe was trying to bully the younger girl into going out with her borther or be labeled a racist. The yonger girl said she has a boyfriend. And the Older sister let her slide. But what if she didnt have boyfriend does that mean she has to go out with this kid or else his big sister will beat her up? Does turning down an african american make someone a racist?
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Blacksmith – Absolutely not. The term racist being used in that sense is the same thing as the popular "friend zone" idea which forces people to go out with someone or else feel like a jerk.
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Thank you Marcus. I sat staring at this comment, wondering what it had to do with the original question.
Blacksmith, I don't feel anyone should be forced to date someone that they have no interest in. I do want to point out that you have much more tolerance to physical assault then I. Had I witnessed a man hit a smaller, younger woman, I would have called the police, while running to the aid of the young woman. And by the way, I wouldn't of cared what color skin any of them had. Point in fact, I can't even remember what color you said each individual was.
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My mistake, I read he hit her. Apologize for that misunderstanding, nothing else.
I still would have stepped up when I saw the young woman being verbally assaulted, though I wouldn't have called the cops.
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Lynne – The comment was to Blacksmith.
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I know Marcus, that's why I thanked you for coming to my defense. I appreciated your help because I didn't know how to respond.
Could you explain friend zone to me? Does that really happen, friends deciding who you date? Or am I misunderstanding friend zone?
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Lynne – Oh sorry, I misunderstood what you said. You're welcome. :) The "friend zone" is a term used in despair for when someone says "you're my best friend" or "you're a good friend" rather than "I love you". I personally think it's used to put pressure on people who are being asked out.
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Thanks again, Marcus. I believe you are right. It does sound like pressure is being put on the person to say yes. I also agree that it is wrong.
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If you are just noticing interracial couples, ask yourself - why? People of all nationalities have been involved for many years and finding common interest which eliminate ignorance of "color" which only short sighted people care about. Why you question love - which is blind to ignorance. By the way, my husband is Caucasian and I'm an African woman. I pray you find a person who will strengthen you as a couple regardless of background. A person who recognize the gem that they have and continue to keep it safe and polish even when things seems dull or common as most relationships tends to get with longevity.

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He didn't say anything bad about interracial marriage, he just asked your opinion..
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Very nice words ma'am
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My step brother married a lovely black lady going on 35 yrs or so, so new? I don't think

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Fun Fact: America will have more 'minorities' by 2040 than whites. History has shown us when there are different 'races' in one area they will "marry" and eventually creates a new race or culture in a country. Latinos are an example of this- Spanish, native, and African ancestors. Humans are constantly 'evolving', it's nothing to be afraid of.

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When do "they" seize to "minorities"??
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Around 2040 or so like I said.
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This is very true & once this happens america will be a better place.
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We know there has always been an attraction, white slave masters had sex with slaves & most African american people have some trace of white blood in them because of this. We are witnessing a new chapter in american history love it or hate its inevitable........... The attraction has always been there.
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We know there has always been an attraction, white slave masters had sex with slaves & most African american people have some trace of white blood in them because of this. We are witnessing a new chapter in american history love it or hate its inevitable........... The attraction has always been there.

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