CNN -- The first time Priya Merrill, who is Indian, brought her white boyfriend home for Thanksgiving in , the dinner was uncomfortable and confusing. She still remembers her family asking if Andrew was the bartender or a family photographer. The couple married last August, and her Indian family has warmed up to her husband despite their racial differences. She added, "Sometimes I just forget that we're interracial. I don't really think about it.
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Interracial marriages at an all-time high, study says
Participants reported levels of dating intentions and behaviors were significantly higher with whites than Hispanics. Women were more likely to have dated a white man if they believed it was easier to find a white man and had interracial dating intentions; however, interracial dating intentions was the only significant correlate of having dated a Hispanic man. Findings suggest a shrinking social distance between racial groups, broadening the MMPI for African American women; yet, the low levels of interracial relationships are likely driven by preferences of men.
Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter, a white man and a black Native American woman kiss in public at a drag race, and no one voices disapproval. A few white spectators stare and scowl. But the couple embrace and laugh, unsullied. It confounds our impressions of the past, the legacies of slavery, and the reality of Jim Crow. Mixed-race couples existed here long before , but the Lovings played by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga were among the first to demand official recognition through marriage.