A Boost in Intermarriage
In a sign of shifting attitudes about race, black and white Americans are getting hitched to one another in record numbers, according to a new analysis of U.S. Census data. Some 14% of black men and 6% of black women walked down the aisle with a white partner in 2008, up from 5% and 1% in 1980, reported the Journal of Marriage and Family. Notably, blacks and whites with at least some time in college were more likely to marry than those with less schooling.
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