Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Is marriage becoming a whites-only deal?

MONDAY 10/3/11- During the past half century, black Americans have become the most unmarried people in our nation. More than two out of every three black women are unmarried, and they are more than twice as likely as white women never to marry. The racial gap in marriage extends beyond the poor. Affluent and college educated blacks are also less likely to marry or stay married than their white counterparts. In his book, Stanford law professor Ralph Richard Banks has combined scholarly data with the poignant stories and frustrations shared by black women throughout the nation.

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