Interracial dating crimes
However, as we all know, it wasn’t always this way in the past.
In the United States it was just 43 years ago when interracial marriage was made fully legal in all 50 states.
Today, in many countries, interracial marriage is commonplace and most don’t even give it a second thought.
But her boyfriend, celebrity chef Brian Lucas, who was there, believes something else was amiss, namely that officers mistook the mixed-race couple for a prostitute and one of her clients.
According to Lucas, (he is white, Watts is African-American) officers asked him, “How do you know her, what relationship,” he went on.
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