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Related: What My Friends And I Talk About When We Talk About Race Pearl Thusi Shares Her Thoughts On The Politics Of Black Hair The Politics Of The Term ‘Nude’ While this is great news, one has to wonder what has led to this.Despite the obvious factors such as heightened tolerance, increased social contact and awareness of racial issues, it turns out that education is a big factor.The super-majority in the Gallup poll is exactly the outcome the Dixiecrats presciently warned would be the byproduct of desegregation, and took as their rationale for existence.Theodore Bilbo, the segregationist governor of Mississippi, died a year before the Dixiecrat Party’s founding, but not before he penned a treatise with the none-too-subtle title “Take Your Choice: Separation or Mongrelization.”Yet anyone who’s seen “12 Years a Slave” or read Annette Gordon-Reed’s Pulitzer Prize-winning work “The Hemingses of Monticello” knows that sex between white men and black women, whether coerced or consensual, has been a feature of this country literally since its inception.The study showed that in 1996 the ratio of someone marrying outside their race was 303:1. While marrying within one’s race is still the norm in SA, the results show that this is slowly starting to change.And groups who have previously been found least likely to marry outside their race – Asians, Indians and whites – are increasingly choosing partners of another race.Defenders of Kanye’s beloved rebel battle flag—Brad Paisley excepted—have long cited it as a symbol of Southern pride rather than racial contempt.Paisley’s collaboration with LL Cool J, “Accidental Racist,” was troubling for more than simply aesthetic reasons.
But after suggesting that the conservative base of today’s Republican party is the political heir to the Dixiecrats of the nineteen-forties—a group wholly dedicated to separation of the races—Cohen goes on to say: Today’s GOP is not racist, as Harry Belafonte alleged about the tea party, but it is deeply troubled — about the expansion of government, about immigration, about secularism, about the mainstreaming of what used to be the avant-garde.What makes this interesting is that Cohen is simultaneously right and deeply wrong, in ways that he likely didn’t suspect, and that have serious implications for our current politics.(After the uproar, Cohen told the Washington , “What I was doing was expressing not my own views but those of extreme right-wing Republican tea party people.The most common interracial marriage is that between blacks and coloureds.Black men are the most likely to marry outside their race while black women are least likely to enter into an interracial marriage.