Wed, Aug 31, 2011 -- 10:00 AM

Is Marriage for White People?

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Marriage is on the decline generally in the U.S., and among African-Americans the rates are particularly low, especially among African-American women. Stanford law professor Rick Banks explores the reasons for this in his new book, "Is Marriage for White People?"

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Rick Banks, professor of law at Stanford University and author of "Is Marriage for White People?: How the African-American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone"

And he has a recommendation for black women looking for a mate -- cross the color line and consider men of other races.

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