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CAL State Gives Lecture on Interrational Relationships

In News, Opinion on December 8, 2011 at 6:26 pm
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A brief piece ran in California State University‘s Daily Titan student newspaper about a female coordinator of their Womens’ Cultural Resource Center giving a talk on interracial relationships.

Interestingly, the woman is neither white nor black, but Latina (which is fine); and she reviews in her seminar the challenges and rewards involved in such dating and even touches on child-rearing. According to the piece, 73 percent of interracial dating revolved around black men and white women. But a tip of the brim for her for what she’s doing and maybe an idea that should be presented more regularly across the country.

Here’s the link:

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According to Cornell Chronicle Race Plays a Role in Pacing of Some Romances

In News, Opinion on November 24, 2011 at 1:50 am
Interracial Couple

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According to an interesting piece in Cornell University’s Chronicle news website, racial diversity plays a role in pacing of some romances; apparently increasing the speed of the romantic relationships’ evolution or development.

So, make of the study’s conclusions what you will, but it seems that one potential conclusion is that interracial romantic relationships develop faster than white-white ones for reasons not particularly clear.

Here’s a direct link to the article, but I have to admit to feeling that one prominant factor in this “pacing” issue might have more to do with maturity and personal development than ethnicity or status:

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