“Marriage is for White People”—The Decline of Marriage among African Americans

“Marriage is for white people.” That’s what Joy Jones was told when she was teaching a career exploration class for sixth-graders at an elementary school in the nation’s capital. As a matter of fact, more than one student offered Jones this retort when she spoke of marriage and parenthood. In his Commentary today, Dr. Albert Mohler wonders what could have brought a young boy to have such a view of marriage.

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Brown v. Board of Education at 50–Where Do We Stand?

Though the nation’s attention was riveted to the first day of same-sex marriage in the state of Massachusetts, May 17, 2004 must not be forgotten as the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s famous decision, Brown v. Board of Education. That one decision set the stage for a revolution in both law and culture that is both unfinished and unsettled today.

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