Did you know that until 1967 it was illegal for a white person and a black person to get married in Virginia?
Did you know that Bob Jones University, a Christian school banned interracial dating up until the year 2000?
Did you know that more and more interracial relationships are becoming more and more common? What was once illegal or taboo is now quite common. In 1970, only 2% of all relationships included an interracial couple. In 2005, 7% of all marriages included a couple from different ethnicities.
As a result, we are in a world where relationships are not only more and more increasingly diverse, but people themselves are a mix of African American, Latino, Asian, and Anglo (sometimes all in one person).
For more interesting info. check out this article.
Why are we so slow to embrace people from other backgrounds? How can we create communities that embrace others no matter what their ethnic backgrounds?