America interracial dating
) is a term given to the mixing of different racial groups through marriage, cohabitation, sexual relations, or procreation, particularly mixing that is perceived to negatively impact the purity of a particular race or culture.
Anti-miscegenation is a prominent theme of racial supremacist movements, including white supremacy.
More neutral terms for mixed-race relationships, such as "interracial", "interethnic", or even "cross-cultural" are more common in contemporary usage.
As the different connotations and etymologies of miscegenation and mestizaje suggest, definitions of race, "race mixing" and multiraciality have diverged globally as well as historically, depending on changing social circumstances and cultural perceptions.
To this day, there are controversies if Brazilian class system would be drawn mostly around socio-economic lines, not racial ones (in a manner similar to other former Portuguese colonies).
Conversely, people classified in censuses as black, brown ("pardo") or indigenous have disadvantaged social indicators in comparison to the white population.
While television is of course not the only influence on youth, scholar Carolyn A.
Stroman states, “This medium has been described as a source of vicarious socialization that competes with other socializing agents to provide role models and information that affect children’s attitudes, beliefs and behavior.” It is thus likely that adolescents in interracial relationships may be positively affected by seeing their lives mirrored positively onscreen.