Their sons Ian and Tshekedi later became significant political figures as well.

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Attitudes towards interracial marriage in the United States have changed over time. Census bureau made a fascinating series of maps to analyze the geography of interracial marriages.

Marriages between people of different races are becoming more common — in 2000, 7.4% of all marriages were between spouses of different races, whereas in 2010, that figure rose to 9.5%. (via Matthew Klein) Non-Hispanic White/Hispanic marriages are the most common type of interracial marriage in the United States, accounting for over a third of all interracial marriages: The final map shows the counties with the highest proportion of each of the interracial marriage categories above.

On July 11, 1958, newlyweds Richard and Mildred Loving were asleep in bed when three armed police officers burst into the room.

The couple were hauled from their house and thrown into jail, where Mildred remained for several days, all for the crime of getting married.Although such laws officially remained on the books in several states, the Lovings’ landmark victory rendered them effectively unenforceable, ensuring nobody else would have to endure the same treatment.The last law officially prohibiting interracial marriage was repealed in Alabama in 2000.While attending law school in England, Ruth met Sir Seretse Khama (then Prince Seretse Khama), the chief of the Bamangwato tribe, who became Botswana's first president in 1966.Under his leadership, the country underwent significant economic and social progress, while Ruth was a For eight years they lived as exiles in England, until the Bamangwato sent a personal cable to the Queen in protest.) Not at my university but currently I am in NYC (arrived a few weeks ago).