According to recent statistics from US Census Burueau 8.5% of married Black men and 3.9% of married Black women had a White spouse.
In 2007, 4.6% of all married Blacks in the United States were wed to a White partner, and 0.4% of all Whites were married to a Black partner.
This represents a significant increase from previous rates like 15.7% in 2000 and 7.9% in 1980.
Not only that, the rate of black men marrying outside their race is also higher than the 9% rate of black American women who were marrying non-black men.
After World War II however, the gender dynamics of this interracial process flip-flopped. Similar in structure to their study, my colleague J. That is, the specific numbers for each ethnic group vary depending on how you measure "intermarriage." The different models are: I present these three models to give you, the reader, the opportunity to decide for yourself which model best represents the "true" picture of marriage among Asian Americans.
You should understand that each model has its strengths and weaknesses and as you can see, each produces some very different numbers.
Whether it's dating or marrying someone of a different race, interracial relationships are not a new phenomenon among Asian Americans. Of course, anti-miscegenation laws were part of a larger anti-Asian movement that eventually led to the Page Law of 1875 that effectively almost eliminated Chinese women from immigrating ot the U.