The percentage for Whites, while not as high, was still overwhelmingly supportive at 84 percent.The study made it clear that Black approval of such unions has always been higher, but the gap between the races has closed dramatically.
” For years, rumors have swirled (no pun intended) that the two were an item.
by Elwood Watson Mildred and Richard Loving were a mixed-race couple from Virginia who were arrested by local law enforcement in July 1958 for violating the then state’s Racial Integrity Act of 1924, which prohibited White-Black marriages.
That includes Source: Charnele Brown I know you remember hardworking Kim Reese!
She was Ron’s girlfriend on the show for a while, as well as Whitley’s best friend and a busy med school student.
Now almost 50 years later, attitudes toward interracial marriage, while still frowned upon in certain circles, have transformed dramatically.