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What percentage of African Americans marry someone of a different race?
18 % of African Americans marry someone of a different race.
Some have argued that exposure to interracial and other “mixed status” couples can serve as a catalyst to reduce biases. In general, participants who reported more exposure to interracial couples in their local community reported no less bias than those who reported very little exposure to interracial couples.
Next, we wanted to test whether having close contact – in other words, spending quality time with interracial couples – was associated with positive attitudes toward interracial couples.
Psychological evidence has shown that contact with members of other groups tends to reduce intergroup biases.
In fact, among multiracial participants, those who reported more exposure to interracial couples in their local community actually reported more explicit bias against interracial couples than those with less exposure. harbor both implicit and explicit biases against interracial couples.
According to polling data, only a small percentage of people in the U. – 9 percent – say that the rise in interracial marriage is a bad thing. These biases were quite robust, showing up among those who had had close personal contact with interracial couples and even some who had once been involved in interracial romantic relationships.