Necessity is the mother of invention when it comes to the work I do!I also advocate because Black women are at a unique dating disadvantage in America.In 2015, that number stood at 11 million – 10% of all married people.The share has tripled since 1980, when 3% of married people – about 3 million altogether – had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity." Over 20,000 black females (the table is broken down by race and sex) answered the question and only 22% of them said yes.Nearly 300,000 white females answered the question and 46% of them said yes.
By Gretchen Livingston and Anna Brown In 1967, when miscegenation laws were overturned in the United States, 3% of all newlyweds were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity.
Black women reply the most, yet get by far the fewest replies.
Essentially every race—including other blacks—singles them out for the cold shoulder." The final graph in the report is a table where they ask "would you strongly prefer to date someone of your own ethnic background?
The most significant increase in intermarriage is among black newlyweds; the share of blacks marrying outside their race or ethnicity has tripled from 5 percent to 18 percent since 1980.
There are gender differences though, when it comes to intermarriage among certain groups.
Since then, intermarriage rates have steadily climbed.