Thesis statement,: The United States has witnessed a considerable social and cultural desegregation of Black and Caucasian Americans. However, despite years of desegregation, racial and cultural differences still exist. I show these differences still exist in the institution of marriage. 1. Americans have been and are continually moving slowly away from segregation. A. Since the 1960's
Blacks have been allowed to move into mainly Caucasian neighborhoods. B.
Integration on campuses is now more apparent then ever before. 1. Students cat together. 2. Students study together, C. Black and Caucasian issues have converged. 11, notwithstanding these examples of desegregation, there are still signs, most clearly is apparent in the institution of marriage between Black and Caucasians.
Ill. One of the major barrier.-, of interracial marriages lies in the family of the couples. A. Louis, a Caucasian women, and Chuck, a Black man, were married in 1960. 1 . They have no prejudice about each other.
2@ Both have mixed group of friends.
3, They had problems with family. a) Louis mother had asked her why she could not marry her own kind. b) This conflict finally caused the ties between mother and daughter to break.
B. Mama, a Caucasian Jewish, married a Black.
I . None of her family members attended her wedding except her mother.
2. Her father told her that he could not believe that she married a Black.