The 19 censuses showed that interracial marriage between black people and white people was least likely to occur in the south and most likely to occur in the west, specifically the west coast. May the expansion of your love intoxicate other marriages and may your good example lead them to love god and each other more deeply. Happy black men know that gods will for your marriage is prosperity in every area. It turns out married men are actually happier after marriage. Interracial marriage is a form of marriage involving spouses who belong to different races or racialized ethnicities. In the past, such marriages were outlawed in the united states, nazi germany and apartheid-era south africa as miscegenation. In 1960 interracial marriage was forbidden by law in 31 usa states. It became legal throughout the united states in 1967, following the decision of the. Forbid interracial marriage between white men and black women, for example, many white slave owners commonly engaged in forced sex, conc ubinage, and informal rela-. Chuang and colleagues start with the observation that there are quite large gender imbalances in american interracial marriages. The gender gap in interracial marriage rates for black men is more pronounced at higher education levels. Some 30 percent of black men with a college degree marry white women. Conversely the less educated white woman and black man are less likely to marry. Also, more than half of interracial marriages in the country are between local men and women from japan or china. On the other hand, 24 of south korean women are married to foreign men. According to interracial marriage articles, the percentage of interracial marriages in norway is just below 25.