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Since Black women have been hesitant to date interracially for so long, I do consider it “progress” that many of them are discovering that different races of men are willing to love and cherish them. Candice: Something I’ve also noticed lately is that more of my Black female friends have begun to look outside their race specifically due to their frustrations with dating Black men.I feel like this approach could be a bit problematic (because I don’t believe race determines the quality of man).
Christelyn: As with most advocacy, my motivation comes from having my own experiences.
When I started dating my husband back in 1999, there was absolutely no place, discussion or support for Black women who were dating and/or married interracially.
Necessity is the mother of invention when it comes to the work I do!
The internet has been an absolute boon for people who are open to dating interracially.
Places online like Interracial Dating allows for men and women to take all the guess work out of wondering whether or not a non-Black person is open to them.
Candice: Another question I get a lot from Black women who are looking to date outside their race is how can they put themselves in the position to meet a man?
Even in my own experience I feel like men either assume that I don’t date outside my race or they have hangups about how they’d introduce me to their friends/family (which presents another issue).
Currently live in Austin Texas but travel quite a bit.
The state of race relations in the US for example may not seem to be the best when based on the nightly news, but when you consider that people of all races have similar economic standing and views of the world, it is a far different place than it was back in the middle of the 20th century.
No one is suggesting Black women avoid black men altogether. We’ve been trying to “work through our issues” for over a century.
Why can’t it be Black men and all men, instead of black men or no one at all? I’m not willing to keep sacrificing my sisters for the sake of the cause.
I mean actual, real-life interracial relationships. Despite its higher representation on TV and in pop culture, this is still a taboo subject, and one that is often met with a range of emotions that are not always positive.