An American Love Story, Part 1: Welcome to America (1998)

Genres - Culture & Society, Family & Personal Relationships  |   Sub-Genres - Interpersonal Relationships, Race & Ethnicity, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This series follows the lives of Bill Sims and Karen Wilson, a black man and white woman, as they encounter the day-to-day problems facing a biracial couple. In the first episode, Cicily, their college-aged daughter, enters Colgate University, and discovers that it is predominantly white. She must decide whether to choose between black and white in An American Love Story, Part 1: Welcome to America. The couple must deal with the ordinary difficulties of marriage and raising a family, as well as recurring racial issues and prejudice.

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family, interracial, love-affair, marriage, prejudice, relationship, slice-of-life, society, stereotype