Folan attributes her bigotry to social, cultural and historical reasons.
Cultural differences also play a major role in creating biases against interracial unions.
Different races have developed different cultures over time.
The influence of the family on love and marriage matters cannot be overemphasized.
The social bonds created between family members during childhood remain strong even in adulthood and, as a result, most people rely on family members’ approval before accepting a person as a spouse or lover.