To anyone who would like to oppose mixed race marriage: What gives you the right? So as far as I'm concerned, blood only has one color: RED, and there's only one race: the human one," wrote Beer Man5000.
Reader Ripped Jeans, a black woman, talked about marrying her white boyfriend of three years. I love him for the MAN that he is, and I'm truly grateful for having him in my life. ..." Danchar821 was also in support of interracial marriages.
Reader cellblock131 wrote, "I am Hispanic and married a white woman. When it came to our wedding, we had a mixture of both cultural practices. " Children of mixed marriages also shared their views.
For example, my dad read passages in Spanish, then her dad read them in English. Sure there are attractive women in other races but I stick with my own. Antigone R ignores people's objections."I can only speak for myself, but I really don't care how many people accept or do not accept my interracial relationship. Having said that, I'm glad to see that the trend in society is more accepting, and that racial barriers are crumbling. Reader Anex wrote, "Product of an Interracial marriage and darn proud of it! " Other readers pointed to the challenges of marrying someone outside their race.
A majority of my family doesn't harbor any animosity toward any other race.
Let bygones be bygones and, instead, focus on the future." The readers who responded to CNN's coverage on the Pew Research Center study seemed to acknowledge the growing blurring of races and ethnicities.
"I'm of West Indian decent and I grew up in a small town in Utah.Portuguese also uses miscigenação, derived from the same Latin root as the English word.These non-English terms for "race-mixing" are not considered as offensive as "miscegenation", although they have historically been tied to the caste system (Casta) that was established during the colonial era in Spanish-speaking Latin America.The term miscegenation has been used since the 19th century to refer to interracial marriage and interracial sexual relations, In the present day, the word miscegenation is avoided by many scholars, because the term suggests a concrete biological phenomenon, rather than a categorization imposed on certain relationships.The term's historical use in contexts that typically implied disapproval is also a reason why more unambiguously neutral terms such as interracial, interethnic or cross-cultural are more common in contemporary usage.