A Mississippi man became well known in his hometown for his open display of love for his late wife, and has erected a loving memorial in her honor. Charles “LaLa” Evans and his wife Louise enjoyed nearly 59 years of marriage before her passing in 2011 but has turned their home into a virtual museum of […]

Lower marriage rates among Back people has nothing to do with race, and everything to do with educational and income disparities between races, new research indicates.

A controversial new book titled “Is Marriage For White People?” suggests that interracial marriage may be a solution for middle-class African-American women who can’t find a “suitable” Black husband. Ralph Richard Banks, a professor at Stanford University who is African-American, addresses the issue of declining marriage rates among African-Americans, and questions why Black women are […]

NEW YORK — Stanford Law professor Ralph Richard Bank has a new book out about Black women and marriage. The book, “Is Marriage For White People?,” comes to the conclusion that in order to have successful relationships, Black women must be open to inter-racial dating. The Root reports: When titles for this book were being […]

This Sunday is the ninth annual Black Marriage Day, and activists in hundreds of communities around the country will gather to “strengthen and promote marriage in the black community,” which has been in sharp decline. ALSO READ: Kim Kardashian Goes Wild Alarming data from the Pew Research Center shows that 72 percent of black women […]