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These laws weren't overturned until the Supreme Court case, Loving vs. In that case, the Supreme Court found that it was unconstitutional for the state of Virginia to ban interracial marriage. A poll conducted two years early, in 1965 by the Gallup Company revealed that 72 percent of whites in the South wanted a ban on interracial marriage. Since then, the number of marriages has grown significantly.In 1970 there were only 65,000 marriages involving African-Americans and Whites. Among all interracial couples, they represented two percent of marriages in 1970 according to a Stanford University study.
Regardless of the statistics on interracial relationships, deciding to date or marry someone of another race is a personal decision.
While the majority of all races still marry another person of the same race, it can sometimes feel like members of your own race are being chosen by another race.