the ask@AAR: What are your favorite romances featuring interracial relationships?

I’ve been happily struck by the number of interracial couples I see on the news and in advertising these days. There’s exuberant coverage of Kamala Harris’ marriage to Doug Emhoff, squeeing over Megan and Harry, or couples on TV driving with their families, couples planning pregnancies, and families heading home for the holidays just to name a few.

According a Gallup poll, approval of black–white intermarriage rose among whites from around 4% in 1958 to 45% in 1995 and 84% in 2013. […]