In this same decade, Emmett Till was lynched for allegedly flirting with a white woman.
The 2004 film “Haven” is another film set in the islands featuring interracial romance.
Each couple meets a different fate, one likely influenced by the times.
For the 1950s, however, this film broke much ground.
You see, I’ve always had a soft spot for White boys. Justin Timberlake is my “bae” (he just doesn’t know it yet, sorry Jessica! “And my nervousness prompted that question.” While being part of an interracial relationship is just like any other relationship (for the most part), it can be on the receiving end of ignorant comments/questions or flat-out racism.