Conversely, Black women and White men are most likely to stick by their vows.
The probability of divorce by the 10th year of marriage, relative to White/White unions, are as follows: White Wife & Asian Husband – 59 percent more likely to divorce in comparison to same-race white couples White Wife & Black Husband – 50 percent more likely to divorce Asian Wife & White Husband – 4 percent more likely to divorce Black Wife & White Husband – 44 percent likely to divorce.
( African American couples have the highest divorce rate.
In interviews with formerly interracially married people, I asked them if racial issues contributed to the end of their marriages.
Shutterstock There once was a time in America — not too long ago — when the ebony and ivory piano keys, metaphorically, could not legally live in harmony. gradually warmed up to the idea of a Black and White union: 1959 – 4 percent 1971 – 29 percent 1982 – 43 percent 1995 – 48 percent 2008 – 77 percent 2013 – 87 percent Stats also show that Blacks have always approved Black-White marriages more than Whites.