Interracial Couples Struggle Against Hostility : Race relations: They meet side effects from relatives and buddies. “We know social pressures are around, but we don’t let ‘em bother us,” said one spouse.

Interracial Couples Struggle Against Hostility : Race relations: They meet side effects from relatives and buddies. “We know social pressures are around, but we don’t let ‘em bother us,” said one spouse.

Tyrone and Marykay Bell took the gamble. They knew kids may be ostracized, their neighbors aghast and that strangers would stare.

Nonetheless they girded on their own. Plus in a decade of residing all over America as an interracial household, here’s what they discovered:

“There’s racism on the market, but races don’t marry–individuals do,” said Marykay Bell, whom operates Dallas’ Interracial Family and personal Alliance. “We’re PTA, Cub Scouts, a middle-america sort of life–not Bensonhurst or Harlem.”

Bensonhurst and Harlem would be the new york settings for Spike Lee’s brand new movie “Jungle Fever,” the storyline of an interracial romance between a black colored middle-class designer and their Italian working-class assistant.

Their event, as well as its explosive effects, have actually stirred much debate about whether interracial love can and may work: Will the races be “diluted,” the kids confused, the countries compromised? Continue reading “Interracial Couples Struggle Against Hostility : Race relations: They meet side effects from relatives and buddies. “We know social pressures are around, but we don’t let ‘em bother us,” said one spouse.”