But these movies point to exactly what some Hollywood producers are afraid of when they cast an interracial couple.“People who make movies don’t want to be accused of making a deliberate statement,” says Paul Levinson, a professor of media studies at Fordham.
We discussed a variety of topics and he seemed genuinely interested in what I had to say (a rare find in the dating pool of the late ’90s).
We didn’t date long, considering we were young and in school, but he set the precedent for all of my interracial relationships.
That’s a shame, especially considering that 10% of U. marriages today are between people of different races and ethnicities.
Even when interracial romances are depicted, they can too easily become the whole story.
The "Urban Dictionary" states: "Cougars are gaining in popularity — particularly the true hotties — as young men find not only a sexual high, but many times a chick with her shit together." I like to think of a cougar as a confident, independent, young-spirited woman who happens to prefer the company of younger men.
Here are 10 common myths about cougars in the dating world, and the REAL facts that totally debunk them:1.That was the case in “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (1967), in which the entire plot revolves around the fact that a young white woman’s new fiancé (Sidney Poitier) is black.A number of more recent movies have featured variations of this plot, from Spike Lee’s “Jungle Fever” (1991) to “Save The Last Dance” (2001) with Julia Stiles.Unsurprisingly, Americans over the age 65 and residents of the South are least likely to support a racially-mixed family. They will just have to get over the fact that there are over 5 million interracially-married couples in the US, according to the latest census data. But which group, among all interracial marriages, are the most common? Take a look at the percentages behind America’s interracial combinations: White & Hispanic – 37 percent of all interracial marriages White & Asian – 13.7 percent White & Black – 7.9 percent The points to “a steady flow of new Asian and Hispanic immigrants” in the West as the reason behind their high rates of interracial coupling.And now, let’s talk about our favorite topic here at Madame Noire Business: Money! marriages between people of different races and ethnicities are on the uptick, but that’s rarely reflected on the big screen.