Mixed Race Couples In South Signal Changing Attitudes

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Mississippi – It was only 45 years ago when interracial marriage was illegal in the deep south.

Today, while the thought of a mixed-race marriage is still looked upon strangely in streets in the deep-south, attitudes are changing as marriages increase amongst white and Black couples.

In the new census, findings show that the nation’s mixed-race population is growing far more quickly than many demographers had estimated, particularly in the South and parts of the Midwest.

Read more at NYTimes

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