Allie Dowdle, from outside Memphis, has received more than ,000 on Go Fund Me after saying that her mother and father rejected her boyfriend Michael “strictly because of his race.” The 18-year-old private school student said that she and her boyfriend have seen each other discreetly against her parents' wishes but, over Christmas, her parents decided “to no longer support my future” when her boyfriend approached them again.
She wrote that her parents took away her car and phone and also said that they would no longer give her money to go to college.
The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
Over the last several decades, the American public has grown increasingly accepting of interracial dating and marriage.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities Tour” in Greenville, South Carolina, from January 16-22 to feature the history and literary life of the community.
Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.
Across the table from me was a South Korean guy who had watched videos of me eating KFC during his time serving for his home country's national military.
He had told me that watching my videos made him happy and miss America.
Steve Pettit and Carl Abrams talked about Bob Jones University, a Christian liberal arts college at the center of a Supreme Court Case about civil rights and religious liberty.We’ve talked to an expert and college students who've been in interracial relationships to explain a few of these struggles as well as ways to deal with them.Many American millennials tend to have an understanding, or at least an awareness, about different cultures. When it comes to dating someone from a different background, this can be difficult in terms of not understanding certain cultural traditions.“In dating my girlfriend I was exposed to foods I might’ve been too nervous to try otherwise as well as a new type of family style eating.” Food is one factor that can arise when dating someone with a different cultural background, but it goes way beyond that too.Matthew further explains, “We didn’t always understand each other’s backgrounds, for instance, her family was Buddhist and mine was Catholic.