They smoked weed in their parents’ houses with abandon. If they wanted me, I thought, it was because I seemed free like them. Since college I’ve had five boyfriends, and all of them have been white. They’re no longer the object of my affection, a mirror for my self-worth, or an affirmation of my beauty. The night Trump was elected, I wrote about feeling lonely.
I wanted to be comforted — but I wanted it to be by someone who had an inkling of the anxiety I felt for my family, my loved ones, and for myself.
Whenever I’m standing on a subway platform, I play this game: I hover near a person I think is cute and try to slowly make my way over to him so we get in the same car. Like most of the girls in my class, I wanted attention from the boys.
When we do, I look his way every so often to see if he’s staring back, to see if we’ve got what my best friend and I call “the affinity,” a mutual acknowledgement that we one another. But while they chased after blondes and brunettes, I was ignored.
For all you know, I could actually really like alternative or rock music.
The point is, stop trying to prove to me that you’re “down” with whatever.
Well, female Black celebrities developing longterm with relationships with white male is nothing new.
Society has come a long way from 1967 when interracial marriages were first legalized throughout the United States, thanks to the Loving vs. People of all races and ethnicities are now free to intermingle with one another, but such relationships still come with a fair share of objections and complications.showcasing overwhelming statistics that approval ratings for interracial couples amongst the general public has skyrocketed since segregation, the Internet is still a vast space for snark and disdain.Case in point, the recent marriage of rapper/actress Eve.It won’t make me think you’re cooler; it will only make me think that you’re trying too hard.Image Source: Generally speaking, it’s not a good idea to get into a deep discussion about politics on a first date, but for some reason, White men will sometimes want to know what you think about certain popular issues concerning African Americans.