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Interracial Marriage


Photo: Thomas Northcut / Getty Images
Photo: Thomas Northcut / Getty Images
Definition: An interracial marriage is a marriage between members of different races.
Also Known As: Mixed marriage, miscegenation, exogamy, multiracial, biracial
Alternate Spellings: Inter-racial
The number of interracial marriages increased since the Supreme Court ruling in 1967 making it unconstitutional for states to ban interracial marriages.

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