Issues with interracial relationshipUploader: Jayson 21 days ago Subscribe 3652
Some of her biracial friends had much worse experiences, she said, having their hair cut off or being beaten up. Others, whose parents divorced, got negative images of one race or the other, Hughes said, because if the ex-spouse was considered a jerk, "then everyone of that race was a jerk. When Rachel Gregersen gets asked for identification at the same store where her husband does not, or when they eat out together and the waiter asks if they want separate checks, she said, they notice it. Gregersen, who is black, and her husband, Erik, who is white, don't make a big deal out of living as a biracial couple in Elmhurst. Some had grandparents or other family members who disowned them. But they decided to transfer their daughter to a private school with a greater mix of black and white students.