She has no issue with interracial dating, but she did want to expose black men who look for white women over their own black counterparts for more insidious reasons.“You’re likely to be intentionally targeting a certain brand of white women because they’re as not privy to your bull*** as black women; having been raised around or by you,” she says. They are much more ‘difficult’ for you to manipulate.” The response to the post was, unsurprisingly, immediate.“You highlight your disapproval of black women because of their independence, strength . Some called her comments racist, while others praised her for her realness.Though those events are something of which I'm always cognizant, I didn't adhere to them as any sort of cautionary tale. The idea was always to live my life however I wanted to live it. But it does have an unforeseen effect on your outlook when you're one of the few black families in town.
These are generalizations, of course, but they are attitudes that I've personally encountered.
Skepticism towards black men/white women relationships is a longstanding and well-documented part of our cultural fabric in America. I'm not a "black man" who "dates white women." I'm a person.
By middle school, and especially high school, those expectations were even more apparent.
I started to see what it really meant to be in an interracial relationship.
Josh White wrote: “I just like interracial dating .
A white woman’s Facebook post about black men went viral last week after she called them out for choosing to date white women specifically because they may appear to be “more submissive.” “If your primary reason for dating white women is because you’re under the self centered delusion that they are more ‘submissive’ and understanding of your inherent refusal to get your s*** together without the help of a romantic partner, I am not the Caucasian for you,” said Tiffany Jolene in a Facebook post that has since been deleted.How many jokes have been made at Kim Kardashian's expense because of her history of dating black men?Twenty-two-year-old virgin psychopath Elliot Rodger just killed six people in California and left behind a paper trial of racially charged sentiments like, "How could an inferior, ugly black boy be able to get a white girl and not me? White reaction to The Verdict may have been one of shock and rage, but it's also largely oblivious to the history of disenfranchisement, partially as it relates to interracial relationships, of blacks in this country.Sometimes white girls hid me from their family, especially their father. I had one girlfriend in high school who strictly forbade doorbell ringing. She was not going to go through the trouble of calling attention to the fact that she was going out with a black guy.I can't say that my own mother has never asked, "When are you going to bring home a girl who looks like me?To be clear, she’s not against interracial dating — but she thinks many black men seek out white women for the wrong reason.