History of interracial dating marriage
Jessie’s family had been vehemently opposed to the marriage and had done all in its power to prevent it. Walmisley invited Samuel to the family home where she and her husband shook his hand in a formal gesture of acceptance.Coleridge-Taylor and his family were targets of abuse from groups of local youths who would repeatedly shower him with insulting comments about the color of his skin.
The Hills were also members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and community leaders.
He was born to a white mother and black father and was raised in the London suburb of Croydon.
At the age of just 23 he produced his most famous work; a musical called Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast.
Today, in many countries, interracial marriage is commonplace and most don’t even give it a second thought.
However, as we all know, it wasn’t always this way in the past.