Parents on interracial dating
Virginia 1963 Parents who grew up during this time may still subscribe to the belief that "one should stick to their own kind." To better understand our parents, it's important to understand their point of view and experiences.
Our parents only want the best for us and sometimes they do not realize you may not think or feel the same way.
It was only in 1967 that laws banning interracial marriage were deemed unconstitutional.
Long after this ruling, interracial couples were still harassed and discriminated against.
Dating and eventually marrying someone of your same religion, race, culture, and socioeconomic background was valued and EXPECTED.
There were states that had laws against interracial marriages, one example: Loving vs.
Things like giving compliments, offering to pay and showing respect to elders carry so much more weight to my parents than to my boyfriend’s parents.And, sorry to break it to you, interracial dating does fit that standard of normal!