[LMB] OT: the changing world
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 01:08:16 BST 2020
Every since Supreme Court's ruling on Loving v Virginia, biracial weddings
have expanded across the country. I remember reading Larry Niven's
prediction that most humans would be multi-racial. Of course genetically
speaking we are already multi-racial.
On Mon, Sep 28, 2020, 9:35 AM Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> > On Sep 28, 2020, at 7:37 AM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
> > On a personal note, when I was stationed in Thailand in 1968, my
> stepfather told me that I wouldn’t be welcomed home with a Thai wife. He
> died in 1969. My little sister (10.5 years younger than me) is married to
> an African American. The whole family was devastated when she miscarried.
> They have adopted three of his grandchildren (his daughter’s from a
> previous marriage). I also have several biracial great nephews and nieces.
> > Attitudes change. Bigots die off.
> My brother is a retired Marine (bird) Colonel with a Thai (now US) wife
> who just moved to Colorado Springs with his 1-year-old twins (He’s 62, his
> wife is almost 40). He moved after studying to find good school
> districts. In North Las Vegas his wife knew other Thai spouses. The
> pandemic is slowing down them finding friends, but Colorado Springs does
> have a significant retired military population. And my family is in the
> Denver area.
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