An Interracial Fix for Black Marriage – WSJ.com

While everyone is focused on gay marriage rights these days, we forget that the institution of marriage still has a lot of it’s old broken and quirky issues. While the right for interracial couples to marry passed in the 1967 in the case of Loving vs. Virginia (the last state to remove its ban on interracial marriage was South Carolina in 1998).

It seems the relationship battle for black women is still on going. In a WSJ article had an eye-opening account of the black women’s dating prospects, “Black women are the most unmarried group of people in the U.S. Nearly 70% of black women are unmarried, and the racial gap in marriage spans the socioeconomic spectrum, from the urban poor to well-off suburban professionals. Three in 10 college-educated black women haven’t married by age 40; their white peers are less than half as likely to have remained unwed.”

To read more: An Interracial Fix for Black Marriage – WSJ.com.’

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