The worm has turned. The wind has changed direction. The GAT-DL has been defeated. Because according to Gallup, which is like, the GOLD STANDARD for all of polling, yesterday came out with news that a record high 86 PERCENT of Americans approve of Black-White marriages. Boy. You wouldn’t know it from You Tube, Mr. Laurelton Queens and Lipstick Alley.
Here’s the skinny:
PRINCETON, NJ — Americans are approaching unanimity in their views of marriages between blacks and whites, with 86% now approving of such unions. Americans’ views on interracial marriage have undergone a major transformation in the past five decades. When Gallup first asked about black-white marriages in 1958, 4% approved. More Americans disapproved than approved until 1983, and approval did not exceed the majority level until 1997.
Wowzers. So only 4 percent approved in the 50’s, they still weren’t feeling it in the 80’s and now the majority do! Jumping-frickin Jehosephat. What do you suppose has cause the wide wave of head knods?
Honestly, I have to thank black men for this one. They should receive ALL the credit for pioneering interracial love. In fact, the first interracial marriage took place in the UK in 1919 (more on that later). Brend 55 also pointed out that America had the lead, because “Meh. Fredrick Douglass married his second wife Helen Pitts, a white feminist from Honeoye, New York in 1884.”
Seriously, they deserve all the credit. They weathered very uncomfortable situations and danger of death to date and marry whoever they wanted. As a result, they’ve made things A LOT easier for us. So…thanks, bruh.