interracial interracial  /ˌɪn tər ˈreɪ ʃəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) between races
  2. (adj) involving or composed of different races

Usage(s):

  1. The strongest enclave for interracial dating is the school or college campus.
  2. So, yes, Obama's interracial background puts him at cross purposes.
  3. Once considered taboo, interracial marriages are now on the rise--even in some unexpected places.

News

  1. Loving Day is June 12, marks anniversary of Supreme Court decision legalizing interracial marriage in U.S.

    A week after a Cheerios commercial sparked debate by featuring a biracial child, many people are celebrating the anniversary of a Supreme Court decision that legalized interracial marriages in the U.S. June 12 is Loving Day.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

  2. Cheerios Interracial Ad Gets High Viewer Marks

    General Mill’s interracial Cheerios ad may have attracted some racist scorn online, but audience testing by analytics company Ace Metrix shows the 30-second spot achieved high “attention” and “likability” scores, especially with females. The ad didn’t appeal to males 50+, but Jonathan Symonds, Ace Metrix...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News

  3. Cheerios Interracial Ad Gets High Marks

    General Mill’s interracial Cheerios ad may have attracted some racist scorn online, but audience testing by analytics company Ace Metrix shows the 30-second spot achieved high “attention” and “likability” scores, especially with females. The ad didn’t appeal to males 50+, but Jonathan Symonds, Ace Metrix...        
    on June 6, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "One thing about Viennese musicians, they can really groove, more than even the German bands can," Zawinul said in a 2007 Downbeat magazine interview. "It's something in our nature, perhaps. We're cosmopolitan and interracial _ Czech, Slavic,...
    on Sep 11, 2007 By: Joe Zawinul Source: FOXNews

  2. "We know that Obama's electoral success _ even if he should win the ultimate prize _ won't signal an end to racial discrimination, but it does mark the high point of an interracial movement that dates back to the Underground Railroad," Bond...
    on Jul 13, 2008 By: Julian Bond Source: FOXNews

  3. In a GOP debate with Bush, McCain said that given the opportunity to speak at the school as Bush had, he would have said: "Look, what you're doing in this ban on interracial dating is stupid, it's idiotic, and it is incredibly cruel to many people."
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: John McCain Source: USA Today

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