Opinion: Tamera Mowry and Black Women in Interracial Marriage
If you grew up in the 90’s like me, you may know of the twin actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry. Recently the twins sat down with Oprah Winfrey to discuss their lives in one of Oprah’s “Where are they now?” segments. The twins, born into a multiracial family with a black mother and white father, discussed what it is like to be married to their own husbands amongst other topics. The interview took a tide for the worst as they began to detail the response to their marriages. You see, Tia married a black man while her sister, Tamera married a white man.
During the interview Tamera burst into tears sobbing, crying, taking deep breaths, while detailing the horrible social media comments towards her after marrying a white man. Her sister listened, surprised, with an open mouth, as Tamera noted being called” the white man’s whore” by one individual while another person on social media responded that she would have cost around $300 during slavery, but her husband gets her for free.
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