The overall numbers mask significant gender gaps within some racial groups.
Among blacks, men are much more likely than women to marry someone of a different race.
After the Emancipation Proclamation, many Chinese Americans immigrated to the Southern states, particularly Arkansas, to work on plantations.
And, most Americans say they approve of racial or ethnic intermarriage – not just in the abstract, but in their own families.
More than six-in-ten say it would be fine with them if a family member told them they were going to marry someone from any of three major race/ethnic groups other than their own.
They married into ethnic Mexican families and joined other black people who found sanctuary on the U. The Chinese that migrated were almost entirely of Cantonese origin. S, mostly of Cantonese origin from Taishan migrated to the United States.
Anti-miscegenation laws in many states prohibited Chinese men from marrying white women.