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Marriage has been a declining institution among all Americans and this decline is even more evident in the Black community.In 2014 only 29% of African Americans were married compared to 48% of all Americans.According to Pew Research Trends, White and Asian newlyweds have the highest combined income compared to any other pairing (including non-interracial marriages) with a median of ,952.Here’s the median income of all marriage combos in America: White & Asian – ,000Asian & Asian – ,000White & White – ,000White & Hispanic – ,900White & Black – ,187Black & Black – ,700Hispanic & Hispanic – ,000Now, let’s zero in on Black Americans who marry outside their race.Shutterstock There once was a time in America — not too long ago — when the ebony and ivory piano keys, metaphorically, could not legally live in harmony. gradually warmed up to the idea of a Black and White union:1959 – 4 percent1971 – 29 percent1982 – 43 percent1995 – 48 percent2008 – 77 percent2013 – 87 percent Stats also show that Blacks have always approved Black-White marriages more than Whites.
When The Supremes were in full swing with their shimmery dresses and funky hairstyles, Black and White love was strictly forbidden. Well, let’s take a look at today’s interracial couples in America by the numbers, shall we? In 1969, 56 percent of Blacks were down for the swirl compared to only 17 percent of Whites.Black men are more than twice as likely to intermarry than their Black female counterparts (24 percent vs. The latest data shows that 17 percent of Blacks in 2010 “married out” — compare this to nine, 26, and 28 percent of Whites, Hispanics, and Asians, respectively.The mid-Atlantic region, according to , has the highest concentration of Black and White lovers — this includes Virginia, Maryland, and D. I know what you’re thinking, “Are any of these interracial marriages actually lasting? Interracial marriages have a 41 percent chance of swirling out of control.Tiya Miles is a Mac Arthur Fellowship “genius” grant recipient and lauded professor at the University of Michigan.Most would assume her intellect and accomplishments would place her above the petty concerns of average folk.This is because a higher percentage of Black women are divorced and widowed than men.