Millennials are no exception to this trend: Large majorities of 18-to-29 year olds express support for interracial marriage within their families, and the level of acceptance in this generation is greater than in other generations.
The Pew Research Center’s recent report on racial attitudes in the U.
Fully a quarter of black men who got married in 2013 married someone who was not black.
Only 12% of black women married outside of their race.
The capital city was a dichotomy during the Civil War.
Slave traders still bought and sold slaves in the city, while abolitionists in the community fought fiercely against slavery.
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Compared with older groups, particularly Americans ages 50 or older, Millennials are significantly more likely to be accepting of interracial marriage.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture is located on the National Mall adjacent to the Washington Monument.
The museum exhibits the richness and diversity of the African American experience with the stated mission to promote a dialogue on race and inspire healing.
In 2013, a record-high 12% of newlyweds married someone of a different race, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data.
(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.