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Denied interracial marriage reinforces racism’s prevalence

Denied interracial marriage reinforces racism’s prevalence

jamessledd

October 28, 2009

Earlier this month, Beth Humphrey (who happens to be white) and her boyfriend, Terence McKay (who happens to be black), went to a Louisiana justice of the peace seeking a marriage license. The judge's answer? He does not perform inter-racial marriages. The story made headlines worldwide. Acco...

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