Whether they’re instantly suspect or think he’s cool, he better prepare for some teasing. Their personal struggles have nothing to do with you. Image Source: You are a smart, attractive, well-educated black woman.
You wince every time they call him “the white boy” or ask why he likes chocolate, but you’ll just have to talk to them about that later. He’s going to feel some sort of way if he finds out you’ve been spilling his tea in the street. You should really be dating a smart, attractive, well-educated black man. Image Source: Sometimes brothers take it hard when they see you out with someone for the other team.
Last holiday season gave me plenty of food for thought on this all too familiar and often uncomfortable racially-tinged question.
Image Source: Sometimes social gatherings are awkward: “I can see why he likes you.
You’re not like other black girls.” Not all of us get to our post-racial place at the same time.
I am Jamaican and he is a New Zealander, we got married in beautiful Jamaica and day I will always cherish.
Kellina Craig-Henderson, professor of psychology at Howard University, discussed her new book, Black Men in Interracial Relationships," which examines the role race plays in relationships between black men and women of other races.