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  1. 2. Interracial Relationships and their Biracial Children Nicole A. Dvorovy Tossed Salads or Melting Pots?
  2. 3. Background Marriage Laws Interracial Couples Married Couples Biracial Children
  3. 4. Background 1664-Maryland banned interracial marriage 1691-Virginia outlawed interracial couples 1865-”Black Codes” were enlisted
  4. 5. Background Continued <ul><li>Southern states had the right to outlaw interracial marriages. </li></ul><ul><li>Seventy percent of African- Americans descend from Black and White couplings. </li></ul><ul><li>Famous people throughout history are of Black and White ancestry. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter went to Washington, D.C. to get married. </li></ul><ul><li>They were arrested and convicted of violating Virginia’s antimiscegenation statute. </li></ul><ul><li>The Supreme Court, in 1967, reversed the Lovings’ convictions. </li></ul>1958- Loving vs. Virginia Case
  6. 7. Marriage Laws Continued 1869-Georgia Supreme Court Ruling 1869-North Carolina Supreme Court Ruling 1871-Indiana Supreme Court Quotation
  7. 8. Interracial Couples <ul><li>1992 Presidential Campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Top Ten Cities for interracial couples to live </li></ul>“ Teenagers in interracial relationships are the hope for the future.”
  8. 9. Interracial Couples Continued <ul><li>Stereotypes </li></ul><ul><li>Family reactions </li></ul><ul><li>Love or just a physical attraction? </li></ul>
  9. 10. Married Couples <ul><li>Liberal-minded Northerner of cosmopolitan culture </li></ul><ul><li>Alabama Senate repeals thirty-year law </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions to the racial divide </li></ul><ul><li>Interracial marriage statistics </li></ul>
  10. 11. Biracial Children <ul><li>Where do I belong? </li></ul><ul><li>Racial Categories </li></ul><ul><li>Identification </li></ul>
  11. 12. Biracial Children Continued <ul><li>Parents of Multiracial children teachings </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages to being biracial </li></ul>
  12. 13. My Project <ul><li>I designed a five question survey on interracial relationships and biracial children. </li></ul><ul><li>I surveyed 200 students/faculty at Wayne Community College. </li></ul><ul><li>I analyzed the responses and created pie charts to share my findings. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Interracial Relationships and Biracial Children Survey 200 Responses Question1: Interracial Marriages should be legal in the United States.
  14. 15. Interracial Relationships and Biracial Children Survey 200 Responses Question 2: Biracial Children are the destruction of the different races.
  15. 16. Interracial Relationships and Biracial Children Survey 200 Responses Question 3: Interracial Relationships are controversial in the United States.
  16. 17. Interracial Relationships and Biracial Children Survey 200 Responses Question 4: All races will become one physically looking race over time.
  17. 18. Interracial Relationships and Biracial Children Survey 200 Responses Question 5: People should only date within their own race.
  18. 19. My Mentor <ul><li>Has taught sociology at Wayne Community College for 31 years </li></ul><ul><li>Holds Masters in Sociology degree from East Carolina University </li></ul>Mr. Ray Brannon
  19. 20. What I learned <ul><li>I learned how much thought and effort is necessary to formulate and conduct a survey. </li></ul><ul><li>I now realize that not everyone accepts interracial relationships or their biracial children. </li></ul><ul><li>I cannot pressure people to think the way I do. </li></ul>
  20. 21. How this Project has Benefited Me <ul><li>This project has helped me cope with comments that people make towards me and my African-American boyfriend. </li></ul><ul><li>It has helped my mother understand me more. </li></ul><ul><li>It has also helped me to better explain my position on interracial relationships to my mother. </li></ul>
  21. 22. Photo Credits Slide 1:` Slide 2: Slide 3 : Slide 4: Slide 5: http://www.alexander.k12.ny.us/art/Portfolio/mehgan/hands.jpg http://us.inmagine.com/168nwm/brandxpictures/x278/bxp68039.jpg http://www.ncclagrange.com/media/images/interracial.jpg Slide 6: http://racerelations.about.com/od/racerelationships/a/interracialcoup.htm http://www.colordates.com/template/interracial/images/top3.jpg http://walhol.tripod.com/newpeople/id1.html
  22. 23. Slide 9: http://www.interracial-singles.net/images/white-women.jpg http://www.afrointroductions.com/images/african_singles.jpg Slide 7: Photo Credits Continued Slide 10: http://www.ins-fiance-visa.com/interracialmarriages.html http://www.magicalday.com/interracial-wedding-cake-toppers.html http://www.alexander.k12.ny.us/art/Portfolio/mehgan/hands.jpg http://www.alexander.k12.ny.us/art/Portfolio/mehgan/hands.jpg Slide 8:   http://www.chancepersonals.com/ http://www.nationalvanguard.org/story.php?id=3117
  23. 24. Photo Credits Continued Slide 12: http://www.hanselman.com/blog/content/binary/helloiammixed_small.jpg Slide 11: http://www.onehumanrace.com/docs/inter-racial_marriage.asp Slide 13:   http://www.carpecranium.com/virtualtees/images/race/mixed02.jpg http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/education/unw/workshop97/stories/black_white.html http://www.alexander.k12.ny.us/art/Portfolio/mehgan/hands.jpg Slide 14: Slide 15: Slide 16:
  24. 25. Photo Credits Continued Slide 18: Slide 17: Slide 19: Slide 20: Slide 21: Slide 22: Slide 23: Slide 24: Slide 25: Slide 26: Slide 27: http://us.inmagine.com/168nwm/brandxpictures/x278/bxp68039.jpg
  25. 26. Interracial Relationships and their Biracial Children Nicole A. Dvorovy Tossed Salads or Melting Pots?

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