The fact of the matter is that the tolerance and acceptance of black-white relationships, while currently at an all-time peak, are still constrained by the historical taboos that haunt race relations in the United States.
Interracial relationships have taken place in America since colonial times, but couples in such romances continue to face problems and challenges. When slavery of blacks became institutionalized in the U.
Out of all the subgroups mentioned in the study, black women were found to participate in the fewest interracial marriages.
The Cheerios commercial is hardly the only controversy over interracial marriage in recent memory.