Dating interracial mister poll
More than eight-in-ten Americans (83%) now agree that “it’s all right for blacks and whites to date,” reflecting the most dramatic change among the racial attitudes tested in Pew polls—as recently as 1987, the public was divided virtually down the middle on the issue, with 48% approving of blacks and whites dating and 46% disapproving.Age is an important factor in attitudes toward interracial dating.Younger Americans are much more likely to approve of interracial dating and to have dated someone from a different racial or ethnic background.
Even though a majority of whites approve, they are somewhat less likely to approve of interracial dating than are blacks or Hispanics.
A recent survey found that most users of social network services thought these sites were mildly offensive, although some felt that they are representative of the diversity of the human race and found nothing objectionable about it.
Surveys indicate that many people are interested in dating or marrying people of other races. Supreme Court overturned laws against mixed marriages, there were only 26,000 black wife-white husband couples.
Two decades ago, about three-quarters of blacks (74%) felt interracial dating was acceptable.
Today, nearly all African Americans (97%) believe that interracial dating is acceptable.