According the American Community Survey, interracial marriages in the United States have climbed to 4.8 million, with Latinos as one of the major driving forces behind the trend. Interracial unions and mixed-race children challenge the typical notions of race. At the same time the rise in interracial marriage indicates that racial relations have improved over the past quarter century, according to Daniel Lichter, a sociology professor at Cornell. While America still has has a long way to go this a great sign.
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