Monday, October 15, 2007

Miscegenation in America

Progress happens, even when we don't see it.
Paul Krugman, "Conscience of a Liberal" | Salon Books

...In 1978, as the ascent of movement conservatism to power was just beginning, only 36 percent of Americans polled by Gallup approved of marriages between whites and blacks, while 54 percent disapproved. As late as 1991 only a plurality of 48 percent approved. By 2002, however, 65 percent of Americans approved of interracial marriages; by June 2007, that was up to 77 percent...

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