And no, preferring to date someone of a particular race isn't in itself racist.
"Beauty is a cultural idea as much as a physical one, and the standard is of course set by the dominant culture," Rudder writes.
Now I wasn't interested in the person above, however, her sentiment is shared by 95% of non-Black women on the online dating sites. Why would a non-Black woman want to date a guy like me (Black, a public worker-- so not earning very much money-- only slightly above avg looking..told he's handsome, 40--- so Black and Old... some of these women could be considered top tier... This would explain why women end up with the same types of men almost every time. I would, in all likelihood, have more success in a State like Texas (one of my adopted home States).
This individual was just bold enough to come out and say it. They just do it passively by not contacting Black men or not responding. ) when she can have a great White, Asian, Indian, or Hispanic guy..more money, nice toys (cars, etc), and she can avoid all of the staring and ugly comments..the backlash and embarrassment from friends and family? they won't have tainted skin (unfortunately there are people who think this way). PBS and Independent Lens, recently took a look at this subject (See Video). has to have tattoos, has to have this thing they call "swag" (just typing that was painful... and he has to be at least rough around the edges..a criminal record won't hurt either. I have known, read about..plenty of good looking women of color... But it's not just poor women w/ low education making these choices or who have these stupid dealbreakers. since I don't fit that image (the idiotic, aggressive, obnoxious rapper) I am not on radar screens of most Black women. I loved Texas for the few years I lived there growing up.
The Washington Post notes that while two-thirds of Ferguson's residents are black, the city's police department only has three black officers (out of 53), and most of the top city officials are white.
Protests erupted in Ferguson after a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, over last weekend. Police say Brown lunged for an officer's gun, but a friend of Brown who witnessed the incident said Brown had his hands up when he was shot.
Prior to European settlement, the area was a major regional center of Native American Mississippian culture. Louis was founded in 1764 by French fur traders Pierre Laclède and Auguste Chouteau, and named after Louis IX of France.
Louis area (home to 2,916,447 people), making it the largest metropolitan area in Missouri and the 19th-largest in the United States.
This is the kind of nonsense that I have to deal with as a Black guy. their sub-conscience (driven by hormones) drives them to make stupid choices.I read an article about the internet outrage a picture of an interracial couple on a St.