Although in early America, whites and Native Americans, Native Americans and blacks and blacks and whites openly procreated with one another, the introduction of institutionalized slavery changed the nature of such relationships entirely.The raping of African-American women by plantation owners and other powerful whites during this period have cast an ugly shadow on relationships between black women and white men.He marries an Egyptian woman and produces two sons named Manasseh and Ephraim (Genesis ).Was Joseph's 'interracial marriage' against the will of God?Incredibly, anti-miscegenation laws remained on the books until the latter half of the 20th century, making interracial relationships taboo and posing barriers to mixed-race couples.A major reason interracial relationships continue to carry stigma is their association with violence. Besides superstardom, Barack Obama, Tiger Woods and Derek Jeter have another common bond: Each is the child of an interracial marriage.” (Associated Press) It’s just been some 40 years since the US Supreme Court has banned the Virginia statute that did not allow whites to marry non-whites and ever since the number of successful marriages is growing rapidly.
Interracial dating or marriage according to the dictionaries happens when the two individuals of different racial group are in couple or in marriage with a possibility of creating multiracial offspring.
Miscegenation is defined by sexual relations between people from different racial groups.
The term stems from the Latin words "miscere" and "genus," which mean "to mix" and "race," respectively.
The Bible shows, however, that the group who left Egyptian bondage was anything but pure genetically.
Joseph is one of the many sons of Jacob (renamed Israel).