African American marriage in the 20th century.

@article{Pinderhughes2002AfricanAM,
  title={African American marriage in the 20th century.},
  author={Elaine B Pinderhughes},
  journal={Family process},
  year={2002},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={269-82}
}
It is not possible to understand African American marriages fully without attention to the social, economic, racial, and historical factors that have stressed male-female relationships beyond those stresses experienced by majority couples. I propose that the societal projection process (Bowen, 1978) has entrapped African Americans in ways that have continually and severely strained their marital and couple relationships. These experiences, and the ways in which African Americans have responded… CONTINUE READING

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