Some movie theaters in the South refused to show it.
Fifty years later, things have changed on screen and in real life.
Same as America..why America is different from Brazil? mean nothing once the immigrant population is assimilated by the Anglo (English) demographic base which was brought centuries ago to the 13 English colonies which became the U. Interracial marriages have increased steadily since then.In 2013, a record-high 12% of newlyweds married someone of a different race, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data.While things have come a long way, we all know racism still exist, even in dating.
According to Pew Research Center data, the share of all interracial or interethnic marriages in America is at a historic high of 8.4%. Compare that with 1980, when less than 7% of new marriages took place between interracial couples and the share of overall marriages was just 3%. In 1987, Pew found that only 13% of Americans completely agreed that interracial dating was acceptable; that share grew to 56% in 2009.
Asians marry out at 28% , versus that of 19% for African Americans , and 7% for whites.