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And just last year, a church in Kentucky banned interracial couples from membership.

In our collective memory, interracial marriage has only existed for 45 years.

In 2008, the university estimated the number of its graduates at 35,000; in 2017, 40,184.

Despite recent media reports that we are living in a “post-racial world” as the face of the American family changes, the numbers do not lie when showing that there is still resistance to black/white relationships.

A recent report by the United States Census Bureau reveals that interracial marriage is at an all time high, up 28 percent from the year 2000.

Jones later recalled that in 1924, his friend William Jennings Bryan had leaned over to him at a Bible conference service in Winona Lake, Indiana, and said, "If schools and colleges do not quit teaching evolution as a fact, we are going to become a nation of atheists." While he himself was not a college graduate, Jones grew determined to found a college, and on September 12, 1927, he opened Bob Jones College in Panama City, Florida, with 88 students.

Jones said that although he had been averse to naming the school after himself, his friends overcame his reluctance "with the argument that the school would be called by that name because of my connection with it, and to attempt to give it any other name would confuse the people." Bob Jones took no salary from the college and helped support the school with personal savings and income from his evangelistic campaigns. The Florida land boom had peaked in 1925, and a hurricane in September 1926 further reduced land values. Bob Jones College barely survived bankruptcy and its move to Cleveland, Tennessee in 1933.

South Carolina and Alabama did not officially amend their laws until 19, respectively, and not without resistance.

In 2009, Keith Bardwell, a Justice of the Peace in Louisiana, refused to perform the marriage of a black man and white woman.

But these informal factors add up, and result in a stagnation of interracial marriage between blacks and whites.

Even though there is no more black letter law Jim Crow, Racial Integrity Act, or poll tax, segregation persists at the most intimate level: the family.

In the same year, the college also ended participation in intercollegiate sports.

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