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Native Americans have the highest interracial marriage rate among all single-race groups.Women are slightly more likely to “marry out” than men in this group: 61% of Native American female newlyweds married outside their race, compared with 54% of Native American male newlyweds.
However, Asian women are more likely to marry Asian men than any other men of different ethnic background.Case in point, the emergence of large populations of Afro-Arabs in the Arab World and mulattoes in the New World historically came about in the context of the Arab and Transatlantic slave trades, respectively, which resulted in impregnation of black women.These women were largely sex slaves (rather than wives) of non-black men (cf.Only 12% of black women married outside of their race.For Asians, the gender pattern goes in the opposite direction: Asian women are much more likely than Asian men to marry someone of a different race.Since ethnic Mexicans were considered white by Texas officials and the U. government, such marriages were a violation of the state's anti-miscegenation laws.
Yet, there is no evidence that anyone in South Texas was prosecuted for violating this law.
It was formally declared legal in the United States in 1967 when the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in the case Loving v.
Virginia that race-based restrictions on the set of individuals whom an individual is eligible to marry violate the Equal Protection Clause of the United States Constitution.
Anti-miscegenation laws in many states prohibited Chinese men from marrying white women.
After the Emancipation Proclamation, many intermarriages in some states were not recorded and historically, Chinese American men married African American women in high proportions to their total marriage numbers due to few Chinese American women being in the United States.
These two counties had the highest rates of interracial marriages involving at least one black spouse in the United States.