radioactive and relative dating - Reasons why interracial dating is wrong

In fact, I completely forgot about it until a few responses started to pop up. But what about that 4 percent of blacks and 16 percent of whites?It was Britni Danielle’s "Nobody Cares That You Date White Girls" piece for Clutch magazine that caused me to go back and reevaluate. Lots of people in this country would like to believe that race relations are swell, racism is dead, and everyone is happy. Image: Gallup There's a belief among some members of racial groups that one who dates outside of that race is disloyal, self-loathing, or has, for lack of a better word, been brainwashed. As author Lincoln Blades asserts in a piece at Uptown magazine, we need to promote an honest discussion about interracial relationships. It's hard to face the truth that educated and talented women like Mac Arthur Fellow Tiya Miles feel contempt towards black men who date white women.I went to a predominantly white high school where I was one of maybe five black kids.

I was in a new city and in a completely new situation.

I expected things to be similar to the way they were in high school.

I had dated a few guys before, all assholes, and I didn’t think many people would show interest in me.

I looked down at my fingertips, stained deep mocha from my foundation, and felt self-conscious.

Black women have told me it's because I'm a sellout.

The white men who can get past the mental anguish of my black penis tarnishing "their" women think I'm making some latent admission that their race has the most attractive women... I'm not a "black man" who "dates white women." I'm a person.

After five years of my boyfriend and I dating on and off, I think my mom has come to love him almost as much as I do.

It didn’t seem to matter anymore what he looked like.

Although I am a black woman in an interracial relationship, I only gave Baker's piece a cursory glance at first. "A lot of people aren't bothered by interracial relationships, but, on the flip side, many people still are.

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