Jump to navigation. For years, interracial couples were depicted in popular culture as novelties or provocateurs. But now such couples grace the screen with little to no commentary about their racial makeup. And reviews of Loving , the biopic about the couple who took their fight against anti-miscegenation laws to the Supreme Court in , suggest that interracial marriage today is unremarkable.
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White Men Discuss Their Attraction To Black Women In 'Dark Girls' Documentary (VIDEO) | HuffPost
In the documentary "Dark Girls," black women share their deeply personal stories of prejudice and candid thoughts on skin tone, revealing controversial insights into the struggles and self-esteem issues dark-skinned women experience throughout the world. But these women aren't the only people featured in the film. Adding to the big picture, "Dark Girls" also includes the perspectives of white men who married black women. Is their decision to marry a dark-skinned woman a conscious choice? For one white man, hip-hop author and journalist Soren Baker, he consciously knew he was attracted to black women.
Does having a white boyfriend make me less black?
Each oppressed black person battles to affirm their social consciousness amidst a world of chaos read: a world before and after Donald Trump. Crying into your iPhone as you think of the Congolese who were forced to mine the contents, or hiding as you slip Shea Moisture products into your basket, hoping no-one sees you and forces you to re-watch that disastrous media campaign. And so, when I realised that the vast majority of my favourite black bloggers were in relationships with white men, you can imagine why I thought I was being paranoid. I could not help but wonder if I was falling into the trap of being hypersensitive, and hyperaware about all things race.
What do tennis star Serena Williams, U. Kamala Harris and businesswoman Mellody Hobson have in common? But despite these real-world examples of interracial relationships, a Pew Research Center report found that black women are the least likely group of women to marry, especially outside of their own race.