African American Interracial Marriage

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Interracial Marriages among African Americans Ashford University Anthropology – 101 September 6, 2010 In spite of current immigration from Africa and the Caribbean, Blacks in America are still viewed as monolith in several earlier studies. In this paper, I will use recently released 2000 census information to approximate log-linear models that underline patterns of interracial and intraracial marriage and cohabitation amongst African Americans, West Indians, Africans, and Puerto Rican non-Whites, and their interracial marriage and cohabitation with Whites. Based on statistics from numerous urban areas, the results will show that, despite lower socioeconomic status, native-born African Americans are more likely than other Blacks to marry Whites; they are also more likely to…show more content…
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