Before she tied the knot, Amber confessed that her grandmother encouraged her to marry someone within her race.

“My grandmother and her girlfriend were sitting in the living room, and she was just like, ‘Amber, when are you going to get married?

Fully a quarter of black men who got married in 2013 married someone who was not black.

Only 12% of black women married outside of their race.

PRINCETON, NJ -- Continuing to represent one of the largest shifts of public opinion in Gallup history, 87% of Americans now favor marriage between blacks and whites, up from 4% in 1958.

These data are from Gallup's Minority Rights and Relations poll, conducted June 13-July 5.

Some racial groups are more likely to intermarry than others.

Of the 3.6 million adults who got married in 2013, 58% of American Indians, 28% of Asians, 19% of blacks and 7% of whites have a spouse whose race was different from their own.

“In a way it’s gotten harder because we realize how little we know about each other,” he says.

“Generationally, it’s been interesting to watch people, even from the same race or same culture, deal with social mores about interracial relationships changing over time.” Amber, a young black woman from Pittsburgh, is married to a white man.

, which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in 16 states.