After that, there was a vote to keep the law on the books or remove it.
However, 40 percent of the citizens voted to keep this law.
Nearly two-thirds of all Americans born before 1946 (65%) say it is acceptable for whites to date blacks.
The high profile case of Mildred and Richard Loving, a Virginian married couple that was criminally charged for getting married under the interracial marriage ban, has been an inspiring and monumental example of the hardships interracial couples have faced as a result of the arbitrary law that was once enforced in the Southern states.
Daiquiri Steele, director of Diversity and Inclusion and Assistant Professor of Law in Residence at the University of Alabama, said Alabama had a ballot initiative in 2000, but Loving invalidated laws making interracial marriage illegal.
I had entered into the world of interracial dating. Forty-nine years after interracial marriages were given the OK by the Supreme Court, the American perception of interracial relationships has seen a dramatic shift.
According to a 2013 Gallup poll, 87 percent of American adults said they were fine with the idea of mixed race marriages, compared with only 4 percent in 1958.
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For a little under a month, I had been seeing the woman that would eventually become my girlfriend.
The fact that she was Chinese came as no surprise, yet the reality of it set in only after I heard her speaking with her mother on the phone.
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Age is an important factor in attitudes toward interracial dating.