Films are tackling the issue of interracial romances as a non-issue.As a black man, it’s an old, uncomfortable idea we have to move past," says Chris Witherspoon, correspondent for the movie site They see love just as love."The Pew Research Center released a study Thursday based on U. Census data showing that one in 10 married people in 2015 — about 11 million people — had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity.
Nicole Oakley, the spoiled, rich, out-of-control daughter of congressman Tom Oakley, meets a working class Mexican-American straight-A student, Carlos Nuñez, resulting in a clash of cultures, values, and a love affair.
Interracial relationships are much more of a norm today than they’ve ever been.
However, when it comes to cinema it still seems to be somewhat of a touchy subject.
In Hawaii around the end of the 19th century, the black sheep of a prosperous white family marries a mentally unstable Hawaiian.
Later, his son falls in love with the daughter of one of his Chinese immigrant workers.