Racism in online dating
In this way the law shaped procreative choices and who would be married to whom, reinforcing legal segregation in housing, public accommodations, and commerce. Supreme Court established precedents, or “prerequisite” cases that delineated who should and should not be eligible for naturalization.
This historical background is critical because the contemporary spatial segregation of U. metropolitan areas along racial and class lines did not happen in a vacuum. The legal scholar Ian Haney Lopez draws our attention to a body of 52 cases decided between the Civil War and 1952 that demarcated who should or should not become a citizen.
More than one issue among others, the contradiction between Gospel values and practices of racial inequality is scandalous.
The contradiction between Roman Catholic and American claims for universal human dignity and equality, and the reality of social, political, and economic advantage that white Americans consciously and unconsciously accept and assume, betrays this scandal.
The problem, the historian Nell Irvin Painter explains, is that the history of slavery helped construct the idea of the white race in contradictory ways.
Ultimately, whether we should label certain dating preferences "racist" is tricky.
Race has been “a fundamental in global politics and culture for half a millennium.