The Israelites would be led astray from God if they intermarried with idol worshippers, pagans, or heathens.
Although, as a college student you may not be thinking of marriage yet this book can help explain the issues related to interracial relationships.
And while it’s important to be willing to talk to your partner about race and to feel comfortable bringing it up, it’s just as important to be willing to step back and recognize when your whiteness is intrusive. I’ve been the “But I love you, and you love me, and why can’t you share this with me? Because it’s really difficult to watch your partner hurt and not be let in. Maybe it isn’t appropriate for your partner to take you home to meet their parents.
Maybe it isn’t even appropriate for your partner to talk to their family at all about their dating life.
Use the Six Dimensions of Culture by Joel Crohn, Ph. She examines the motives of those who marry across cultures.
Incorporating aspects of the culture/race/religion into you daily life. Having an incredible experience with someone you love and respect. An important step when dating someone, especially in a biracial or interracial relationship is to talk about each others values and beliefs.