We’re evidently marrying each other more
Posted: 01 April 2012 04:38 PM   [ Ignore ]
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http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/01/fashion/more-asian-americans-marrying-within-their-race.html?pagewanted=all

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Posted: 03 April 2012 01:35 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I thought this was interesting:

“Couples formed between an Asian husband and a white wife topped the median earning list among all newlyweds in 2008-2010 ($71,800).”

“Intermarriage in the United States tilts West. About one-in-five (22%) of all newlyweds in Western states married someone of a different race or ethnicity between 2008 and 2010, compared with 14% in the South, 13% in the Northeast and 11% in the Midwest.”

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/02/16/the-rise-of-intermarriage/

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Posted: 03 April 2012 09:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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i’m pretty sure i’ll be marrying within my own race.

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Posted: 03 April 2012 09:13 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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DancingDragon - 03 April 2012 01:35 AM

I thought this was interesting:

“Couples formed between an Asian husband and a white wife topped the median earning list among all newlyweds in 2008-2010 ($71,800).”

“Intermarriage in the United States tilts West. About one-in-five (22%) of all newlyweds in Western states married someone of a different race or ethnicity between 2008 and 2010, compared with 14% in the South, 13% in the Northeast and 11% in the Midwest.”

http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/02/16/the-rise-of-intermarriage/

“For example, white/Asian newlyweds of 2008 through 2010 have significantly higher median combined annual earnings ($70,952) than do any other pairing, including both white/white ($60,000) and Asian/Asian ($62,000).”

My theories: 
1. Asians value education (which is correlated with earnings) more than any other group, and it’s easier for those of higher education/earnings to meet people of other races. 
2. First generation immigrants marry in heavily and also don’t have as much earning potential (language and societal barriers), meaning 2nd (or more) generation marry out more, comparatively, and also have higher earnings.

As for the regions, the south has the strongest bias towards miscegenation (http://www.examiner.com/presbyterian-in-jackson/mississippi-and-inter-racial-marriage: “46% of Republicans in Mississippi and 18% of Democrats in Mississippi believe inter-racial marriage should be illegal").  i don’t think there is much bias in the other 3 regions, but the west has the highest percentage of both Hispanics and Asians (who marry out at a higher rate than African-Americans) of the 3 regions.

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Posted: 03 April 2012 09:16 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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That should read “strongest bias against miscegenation”

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Posted: 06 April 2012 01:08 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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tenjay - 03 April 2012 09:51 AM

i’m pretty sure i’ll be marrying within my own race.

lol

Congratulations, tenjay!

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Posted: 29 April 2012 07:46 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Jerry Yang response.

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2012/04/16/the-real-reason-why-asian-americans-are-outmarrying-less/?mod=wsj_share_twitter

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“Administer true justice; show mercy and compassion to one another. Do not oppress the widow or the fatherless, the alien or the poor. In your hearts do not think evil of each other.”

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Posted: 15 May 2012 02:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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my wife is black
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UncreativeScreenName - 12 March 2008 10:54 PM
I got some extra body lube individual packets left over from when grace visited. I can give those to you

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Posted: 16 May 2012 11:17 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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DancingDragon - 06 April 2012 01:08 AM

tenjay - 03 April 2012 09:51 AM
i’m pretty sure i’ll be marrying within my own race.

lol

Congratulations, tenjay!

thanks!

it appears congrats are in order for wasabi too! and pezyr has been married for a bit too.

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Posted: 21 May 2012 11:05 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Thanks!  some pics are on my facebook.

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Posted: 28 July 2012 07:05 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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tenjay - 03 April 2012 09:51 AM

i’m pretty sure i’ll be marrying within my own race.

Im actually thinking about going the other way. I know I made a thread about how I wouldnt ever date a black or Jewish girl but ive mature since then and Id like to try it out. I don’t think I’d marry them though. Instead, I see myself marrying a White or Latina girl.

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Posted: 17 September 2014 05:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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Chewy74 - 15 May 2012 02:30 PM

my wife is black
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once you go black you dont go back :D

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Posted: 17 October 2014 08:37 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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aznX7 - 17 September 2014 05:08 PM

Chewy74 - 15 May 2012 02:30 PM
my wife is black
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once you go black you dont go back :D

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UncreativeScreenName - 12 March 2008 10:54 PM
I got some extra body lube individual packets left over from when grace visited. I can give those to you

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Posted: 30 October 2014 05:09 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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I married the barbarians...specifically the Turkish.

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