Effects of Interracial Relationship on Children

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Effect of Interracial relationships and the child

Interracial marriages can include the union between Asians, Hispanics, Blacks, Whites, and any other groups. However, when people talk about race relations, the focus is on Blacks and Whites. No matter what type of ethnic groups are involved in these type of relationships, one important result of these marriages are children. After doing some research and looking over some materials, I now have a strong understanding of the issues surrounding children of interracial marriages, and the problems parents encounter with their mixed race children. Children from interracial marriages are no longer denied the same benefits and privileges as the children prior to Loving. Celebrities like Tiger Woods may have changed society's views on interracial children, but are there more serious effects on these children than what is shown by Tiger Woods? More than 1.5 million children lived with biracial parents in 1990.

Many books have been out about the effects of interracial marriages on children. One of the biggest problems facing interracial children is an identity crisis. However, Tiger Woods and other famous children of interracial marriages have helped to set the way for interracial children and eased some tensions they may have been facing. But children need to know who exactly who they are and how special they are because of that.

Parents say that it is essential that a child have a positive idea of identity for the child's success in growing up in a world that we live in today. Children of multiracial backgrounds have to deal with racism in a different way. Many people with racist views have troubles with interracial children because they are neither one race or another, so they cannot group these children into one group.Because of the fact that these children are different, they may experience more racism because they are even more of a special case in the racist's mind...
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