(This share does not take into account the “interethnic” marriages between Hispanics and non-Hispanics, which we covered in an earlier report on intermarriage.) Looking beyond newlyweds, 6.3% of all marriages were between spouses of different races in 2013, up from less than 1% in 1970.
Some racial groups are more likely to intermarry than others.
You are white and black, and blended, and whole, and enough.
“I needed to hear someone who’s Black tell me that,” my date confessed.
doi: 10.1037/1099-9809.13.2.125 Shih, M., & Sanchez, D. She recently finished her predoctoral internship at Yale School of Medicine working in an acute inpatient unit and will attend her commencement ceremony from the clinical psychology program at the University of Hartford this fall.
Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 125–133. Perspectives and research on the positive and negative implications of having multiple racial identities. Astrea Greig, MA, completed her dissertation which examined substance abuse levels among multiracial and monoracial young adults in relation to their experiences with perceived discrimination.
Sue (Ed.), Microaggressions and marginality: Manifestation, dynamics, and impact (pp. She will also soon start a postdoctoral fellowship in psychosocial rehabilitation at the Edith Nourse Roger's VAMC in Bedford, Mass.
Women are slightly more likely to “marry out” than men in this group: 61% of American Indian female newlyweds married outside their race, compared with 54% of American Indian male newlyweds.
The trend toward more interracial marriages is undoubtedly related, at least in part, to changing social norms.
Interracial marriages have increased steadily since then.
In 2013, a record-high 12% of newlyweds married someone of a different race, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data.