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Why a white poet did not translate Amanda Gorman
1. Trends and patterns in intermarriage | Pew Research Center
They're the men most likly to leave women of their own race. Black men and white women in America often say the cause is that black women are masculine, domineering, greedy And while you can say black american women are so and so's- how can you explain the situations of black women in England, Brazil, Africa and more. Don't say the white male influence. I really can't answer your question why are black men the men most likely to date outside. My family background is Jewish. I wasn't raised Jewish though.
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Amanda Gorman's The Hill We Climb stole the show at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration but when a renowned Dutch author was asked to translate her work there was an outcry because the translator is not black. Critics said it was not just about skin colour but identity too. This was not simply about translation but whether Gorman's poetry could be accurately reflected, interpreted by someone of a different ethnicity, genre, and mother tongue. One day after accepting the task, Marieke Lucas Rijneveld decided not to go ahead after all.
Since then, intermarriage rates have steadily climbed. By comparison, in , the first year for which detailed data are available, about , newlyweds had done so. The long-term annual growth in newlyweds marrying someone of a different race or ethnicity has led to dramatic increases in the overall number of people who are presently intermarried — including both those who recently married and those who did so years, or even decades, earlier.