Interracial dating 1960s
Even someone who dates interracially today runs the risk of incurring the disapproval of friends and family.
Besides for a black man to even look at a white woman was dangerous.”This was no understatement, as the case of Emmett Till proves.
On the flip side, African American men who so much as looked at a white women could be killed, and brutally so.
(1981), a historical novel based on her family’s real-life experiences.
Incredibly, anti-miscegenation laws remained on the books until the latter half of the 20th century, making interracial relationships taboo and posing barriers to mixed-race couples.
A major reason interracial relationships continue to carry stigma is their association with violence.