The history of interracial dating
Gloria and Leroy met again a couple of years later when Gloria’s sister was very ill. Gloria remembers all the details — Leroy’s blue jeans and blue sweater, matching his blue eyes. By this point, it was the late 1960s, and segregation was illegal.
Dani Fitzgerald laughs as she and Michael Brown tell their love story. Fitzgerald said she worries about how their children will fit into a society that 50 years ago still outlawed interracial marriage. “It was pretty clear that people felt kind of uncomfortable.
Merton to examinations of identity and interpersonal development by psychologists like Maria P. Root, the contributions of social science researchers to the body of literature has far surpassed that of other fields.