Some responses: “Love is love.” Jennifer (23), Angolan “I would only prefer to date a Congolese man because we both understand each others cultures.
The connection is just better because we can relate in many ways since we’ve had a similar upbringing.” Sarah (24), Congolese “I love my Ghanaian brothers, especially those who can speak my tribal language. Especially when telling jokes, it just doesn’t sound the same in English.” Nana (24), Ghanaian “I will be with anyone as long as they are compatible to me and I’m attracted to them. I’m British.” Christopher (28), Nigerian “As long as they are not Jamaican.” Bijoux (28), Congolese “Dating someone from your own background has far more positives than dating someone from another background, such as cultural understanding, speaking the same language etc. I’ve brought a Nigerian, Jamaican and Congolese home.
On that day, “love won” and the Lovings walked away a lawfully wedded couple. From my childhood, I was trained to whitewash my happily ever after.
Try to ask a date a Colombian woman, you will never know, you will be lucky.The danger of white beauty standards is not just that white people and the culture at large see black people as undesirable.Black people are so socialized, so caught in the trap of cultural imperialism, that we ourselves become convinced that they’re right.Bleaching one’s own skin (which is a world-wide epidemic) is only the extreme.We become convinced that white people truly are beautiful, and we are not. Too often, the black community abandons itself, refusing to acknowledge its own beauty, seeking for love elsewhere.(June 2005) As the United States population becomes ever more diverse, are more people dating across race lines? married couples that are interracial nearly doubled from 2.9 percent to 5.4 percent between 19, to a total of more than 3 million.