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Interracial dating has increased dramatically Colleen Poulin is a graduating psychology major with a minor in sociology at Framingham State University.
She is a public affairs intern for this year with the Council on Contemporary Families. Virginia Rutter is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Framingham State University. M., Bonilla-Silva, E., Ray, V., Buckelew, R., & Hordge-Freeman, E. Critical race theories, colorism, and the decade’s research on families of color.
article quotes current President Steven Pettit as saying, concerning the repeal of the ban on interracial dating, that “this was not a hill to die on.” Consider that metaphor for a moment.
It means that interracial dating was no longer an issue the university leadership considered important enough to continue the fight.
Discrimination and segregation on the basis of race is racism.
The prohibition on black enrollment was racism and the limitation of the university’s Christian education to white students a manifestation of white supremacism.
Straight-up racism was slugged at the couple like a brick to the chest.
But does not the ban on the admission of blacks constitute a very powerful form of racism itself?
Participants responded faster to images of same-race couples and selected them more often for inclusion in the study.
More significantly, Skinner said, participants showed higher levels of activation in the insula—an area of the brain routinely implicated in the perception and experience of disgust—while viewing images of interracial couples.
In the second experiment, the researchers showed 19 undergraduate students wedding and engagement photos of 200 interracial and same-race couples while recording their neural activity.
The researchers asked the students to quickly indicate whether each couple should be included in a future study on relationships, a task that was intended to ensure participants were socially evaluating the couples while their neural activity was recorded.