The first part of the film begins in the 1950s and 1960s ("Awakening"), and follows the impact of Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique (1963) on women in the United States.
College student Kathrine Switzer runs the Boston Marathon as a registered competitor and challenges the ban on women.
S., the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, and other restrictive regulations. Further, after the passage of the 1965 Immigration Act, many of these Asian war brides eventually helped to expand the Asian American community by sponsoring their family and other relatives to immigrate to the U. These days, Asian Americans in interracial relationships are very common. Census Bureau to construct the following table on marriage patterns among Asian Americans. 2011), the table shows the percentage of the six largest Asian ethnic groups who are married either endogamously (within their ethnic group), to another Asian (outside their ethnic group), or to someone who is White, Black, Hispanic/Latino, or someone who is Mixed-Race/Multiracial, by husbands and wives.
These laws actually made the situation worse because Asian men were no longer able to bring their wives over to the U. So in a way, those who wanted to become married had no other choice but to socialize with non-Asians. servicemen who fought and were stationed overseas in Asian countries began coming home with Asian "war brides." Data show that from 1945 into the 1970s, thousands of young women from China, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, and later Viet Nam came to the U. One of the best research articles on this topic is a study conducted by Shinagawa and Pang entitled "Asian American Panethnicity and Intermarriage," reprinted in the highly recommended . The other major component of the table is that it presents different numbers depending on which statistical model is used.
Marriage has been a declining institution among all Americans and this decline is even more evident in the Black community.
Project founder and executive producer Dyllan Mc Gee of Mc Gee Media began what eventually became the Makers project in 2004.
Originally, Mc Gee set out to make a film about Gloria Steinem, but Steinem turned down the proposal.
"She didn’t want it to be all about her – she wanted the bigger picture", Mc Gee recalls.
S Census Bureau released a report that studied the history of marriage in the United States.
They discovered some startling statistics when calculating marriage by race.