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. The number of interracial marriages as a proportion of all marriages has been increasing since 1967, so that by 2010 15. 1 of all new marriages in the united states were mixed race compared to a low single-digit rate in the mid-20th century. Interracial marriage has continued to rise throughout the 2010s. Interracial couples statistics reveal that honolulu, hawaii, has the highest rate of interracial marriages in america 42. (ncbi) (pewresearch) las vegas, nevada, comes in second place, with 31 of all marriages being interracial, followed by santa barbara, california, with 30. The trend toward more interracial marriages is undoubtedly related, at least in part, to changing social norms. Our previous surveys have documented growing acceptance among the public. In 2014, 37 of americans said having more people of different races marrying each other was a good thing for society , up from 24 four years earlier. As charles darwins theory of evolution proves that all human beings are homo sapiens, binding to one and only one race of humanity while races are nothing but different sectors created artificially due to past history records having no biological concepts. Approval was at just 4 in 1958, when gallup first polled on the question the racial gap in approval of interracial marriage has nearly closed age and regional gaps in approval have also shrunk washington, d. For all the discussions on racism and white supremacy, the interracial marriage rate is ignoring all the rhetoric. Netflix is working hard to remove the borders set up by years of slavery, jim crow 2. Interracial aaron, character provoking god aaron, sins of second marriage. Then miriam and aaron spoke against moses because of the cushite woman whom he had married (for he had married a cushite woman) daniel 243. The number of mixed marriages has been increasing steadily for the last five decades. From 5, the approval of interracial marriages rose up to 80 in the 2000s. In other words, interracial couples can connect with each other through their shared interests, and respect and accept their differences. There can be many unhealthy assumptions between interracial partners. When you are in an interracial relationship, its important not to assume that your partner likes something because of their race or ethnicity.