Fayes Vision/The absolutely timeless Alfre Woodard has dazzled us on the big screen for decades.
Citing data from a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, Williams noted that black women are significantly less likely to marry a person of another race than are black men.
In the Pew survey, 24 percent of black male newlyweds were married to someone of another race, as compared with 12 percent of black women.
Though the marriage ended nine years later, Walker did give birth to daughter Rebecca in 1969 and started a phenomenal career that continues today.
Judy Eddy / WENN Part of the new wave of social activism among African-American celebrities and a vocal supporter of President Barack Obama, Kerry Washington was definitely one we were surprised to learn had seemingly only dipped her toe into the interracial waters.
In a short piece filed Tuesday, Newsweek staff reporter Janice Williams used the start of the ABC program's 13th season to remark on how the long-running show's casting of a black woman in the title role was a milestone for African-American women.
Williams also argued that the casting of Rachel Lindsay was noteworthy because the "Bachelorette" star is among a relatively small group of black women who are dating outside their own race.So it might come as a surprise that during one of the most racially tumultuous eras in American history Angelou married aspiring Greek musician Tosh Angelos in 1951.Though the marriage ended in 1954, the couple did give birth to Angelou’s only child, son Guy Johnson.But it was because of that role on one of the most popular black sitcoms of the late-90s that she earned a spot on our list with her marriage to agent Mike Nilon.Unfortunately, their union went up in flames when Beauvais discovered an extramarital affair Nilon was having (and promptly blew up his spot to his co-workers via e-mail).One of her most notable relationships was in fact with David Moscow, the child actor who starred in PNP/We’re sorry, but we couldn’t help ourselves but to slip in Ms.