Perspectives of interracial dating at a predominantly white university. Founded in 1996 and based at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the Council’s mission is to enhance the national understanding of how and why contemporary families are changing, what needs and challenges they face, and how these needs can best be met. The Council on Contemporary Families is a non-profit, non-partisan organization of family researchers, mental health and social practitioners, and clinicians dedicated to providing the press and public with the latest research and best practice findings about American families.That's partly because prejudice often acts at the subconscious level (Want proof of this?
Age is an important factor in attitudes toward interracial dating.So, taken at face value, Israel's statement does have some support: Data suggest that a section of Americans who identify as Republicans express measurable racial prejudice at a higher rate than their Democratic counterparts.This doesn't mean that all Republicans are racist, of course, or that all Democrats are free of racism."To a significant extent, the Republican base does have elements that are animated by racism.And that's unfortunate," Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel (D-N. Israel's GOP counterpart Greg Walden (R-Ore.), also on the show, rejected the idea that race plays any role in GOP opposition to Obama's policies. You can't simply ask people if they're racist because nearly everyone -- racist or not -- will say no.