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For the next several years they would file a number of legal appeals to combat such an injustice. S Supreme Court where the justices ruled in favor of the Lovings.
While the Lovings were certainly not the only interracial couple pre-mid 1960s that existed, they have become among the most symbolic due to their tenacity and determination to challenge and reign victorious against such bigoted attitudes of time period.
Interestingly, support for interracial marriage differed slightly by geographic region as well.
Again, it was not all that much of a surprise, (at least not to me), that the South was the most resistant given its long history of embracing segregation.
It is also important to note that over the past 25 years, many younger people have moved to western cities such as Denver, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Seattle, Portland, Oregon, etc..
-- as well as other more entrepreneurial and adventurous minded men and women of all ethnic groups.
In 1958 just 4 percent of White Americans ratified their support for interracial marriage.
Today, 11 percent of all Americans polled expressed their disapproval.
"It's important for children to see a reflection of themselves, to see the beauty in themselves and know they're not odd."Gregersen, who is black, and her husband, Erik, who is white, don't make a big deal out of living as a biracial couple in Elmhurst.
While the poll is not entirely scientific, it is probably a fairly accurate barometer of contemporary attitudes toward the issue.
The poll revealed that Black Americans approved of Black-White marriage at a rate of 96 percent, which is almost entirely universal.
Not surprisingly, support for interracial marriage is much higher among younger people under 30 and less idealistic among people over 65 years old.
As the poll demonstrated the following approval rates: National adults 87% 18-29 year olds 96% 30-49 year olds 93% 50-64 year olds 84% 65 years and older 70% Younger Americans have grown up in an environment where they have been immersed with multi-cultural images from sports, to television, to music, to gender to literature.