The wedding was a shock before it even began. In , the nation's capital learned that Minnie Sackett, the daughter of a prominent Civil War colonel, was engaged. Sackett was considered to be "one of the most beautiful women in the District," according to the New York Tribune, with her high-neck lace collars and brunette ringlets piled atop her head. Her soon-to-be husband, year-old Ely S. Parker, had served in the Union Army as the private secretary to then-Gen. Ulysses S.
More and more South Asians are blending eastern and western traditions. The wedding cake, a first dance and even a champagne toast are found in many weddings today. If you are looking for a little more inspiration than just a cake, look no further. To create a fusion wedding first think of
A brown woman with a white man brings out the worst in Indians
Interracial marriage in the United States has been legal throughout the United States since at least the U. Supreme Court Warren Court decision Loving v. Virginia that held that "anti-miscegenation" laws were unconstitutional. The number of interracial marriages as a proportion of all marriages has been increasing since , so that by
A Jewish friend of mine remarked once, only half joking, that he believed Indians are the true Chosen People. With no offense to Moses, I had to agree. I lived in India for about three years and my husband currently known as my husPad, thanks to his appropriating the iPad he "gave me," -- but that is another column is from New Delhi, which, in addition to providing me with lots of Indian friends and in-laws, have given me a pretty good perspective on the desirability of the people from the world's largest democracy -- and how to woo them. Before getting to "how," let's start with "why. Indians dominate as engineers, doctors, lawyers, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs.