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Even with ‘love Jihad’, love always triumphs

Even with ‘love Jihad’, love always triumphs

Kavita, was kept under house arrest for nine months. And as if that wasn’t enough she used to be beaten almost every day by her family members (her four brothers). Sometimes the torture sessions were so bad she couldn’t move; all this because she was in an inter-faith relationship. “I attempted suicide twice during that period,” Kavita says. While this [...]

White baby born of mixed couple.

White baby born of mixed couple.

Catherine Howarth was surprised when she first saw the son she had given birth to. He had pale skin, light brown hair and pale skin. Basically her son, Jonah was white; Catherine is a Black woman of Nigerian heritage. “The midwife looked at me and looked back down at Jonah and then at me again and couldn’t believe it,” Howarth [...]

“Be open and open-minded” – Mariah Huq on interracial marriage

“Be open and open-minded” – Mariah Huq on interracial marriage

Mariah Huq of reality TV series Married To Medicine talked about her married life. She is in an interracial-interfaith marriage with a Bangladeshi man and says that their interracial romance is a point of pride. This come after the series wrapped up its second season. “Having a multicultural family is important for me. You can have the best of both [...]

How to effectively balance interfaith marriages

How to effectively balance interfaith marriages

Most interfaith relationships, marriages and families struggles stem from the details. According to Susan Katz Miller, the author of “Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family“, working on balancing both faiths too finely normally leads to strife. And the way to go about it is to take things naturally. This she told host Caroline Modaressy-Tehrani on HuffPost Live [...]

Poll: InterracialDatingCentral’s favorite celebrity interracial couple – Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley

Poll: InterracialDatingCentral’s favorite celebrity interracial couple – Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley

Actress Tamera Mowry and her husband Fox News correspondent Adam Housley are InterracialDatingCentral’s “Favorite Celebrity Interracial Couple” based on a Facebook poll taken by the largest online community for interracial relationships. 823K Facebook Fans of Interracial dating central participated in this poll. Because of its rapidly growing facebook following (888K and counting), according to PR Newswire, “InterracialDatingCentral.com and its Facebook [...]

On first on-screen interracial kiss, Star Trek’s Shartner (Cp. Kirk) says…

On first on-screen interracial kiss, Star Trek’s Shartner (Cp. Kirk) says…

Well, for those of us who lived in the 1960s, we all remember how the “first ever seen on screen” interracial kiss turned heads then. Well today, Captain James T. Kirk (played by William Shatner) who administered that momentous kiss is glad that that magical interracial kiss is no longer seen as a big deal. While speaking about his upcoming [...]

Examination of mixed race Asian Americans and debate about race

Examination of mixed race Asian Americans and debate about race

“We think we see race because it exists in the world, but really, we learn to see race.” – Lelani Nishime, author of ‘Undercover Asian Undercover Asian: Multiracial Asian Americans in Visual Culture’. With the rise in multiracial individuals, people can’t biologically say that they belong to a particular race but this doesn’t mean it isn’t real. And Nishime believes [...]

Are U.S. adverts looking less American?

Are U.S. adverts looking less American?

The new trend in advertising of major U.S. brands has become the use of the mixed race families… something that was once taboo. The examples are many: The controversial Cheerios ad that features a biracial girl with a white mother and a black father; we have Honey Maid which in their new ad campaign feature an array of unconventional families [...]

Interracial couple receives racist death threats

Interracial couple receives racist death threats

“Die Nigger”, the police code for homicide, “1.8.7,” and swastikas were the racist death threats an interracial couple in Pittsburgh woke up to spray-paint on their garage door. The couple, Marlene Williams, black, and her boyfriend, Jason Powell, white, who live with their 5-year-old say that such an incident has never happened to them before and are now worried for [...]

Homosexual interracial relationships deeply rooted in stereotypes

Homosexual interracial relationships deeply rooted in stereotypes

Interracial dating and power of romance was what was being discussed. And the panel attracted more than 100 people. Of course the discussion began with interracial dating and Jakara Hubbard, a professional marriage and family counselor talked about her experience as a mixed race woman dating outside her race. Nitasha Sharma who is the professor of Asian American Studies and [...]