What REALLY Makes Interracial Marriage Okay?

We've entered a new cultural era in which interracial marriage is more acceptable than in the past. According to the 2010 census, one in 10 heterosexual married couples are interracial. That's a 28% jump since 2000. What accounts for this increase? Much of the growth in interracial marriages is the notion that we are, or will … Continue reading What REALLY Makes Interracial Marriage Okay?

Sen. John McCain’s Son Marries a Black Woman

One day seeing inter-racial couples won't be a big deal.  But considering the racial ruckus that a Cheerios commercial featuring an mixed family caused, we aren't there yet.  So, it's timely that Jack McCain, Sen. John McClain's son, and his new wife, Renee Swift, became the nation's most recent high-profile inter-racial married couple. According to … Continue reading Sen. John McCain’s Son Marries a Black Woman

Cheerios, the Church, and Diversity

I posted an article called "Cheerios, the Church, and Diversity" reflecting on the racist reactions sparked by a commercial for the popular cereal brand.   Here's an excerpt from the article originally posted on the RAANetwork blog. --------- Who would have thought a Cheerios commercial could spark racial rage? A recently released ad for the classic American cereal featured a … Continue reading Cheerios, the Church, and Diversity