Regina King encourages black women to date outside their race. This is a blast from the past (2010) but just as relevant as if spoken this afternoon. Black women are the last to date out for a number of reasons. One is a misplace loyalty to black men. One’s preference is one’s preference. But if a single woman wants marriage and family, it is only logical that she opens up her dating pools to include all races of men thereby increasing her chances of finding a good friend, husband and father — of course after extreme vetting him to determine his worthiness. After all we are talking about a life partner and possible father to your future children. Although she faced some backlash for her opinion, what Regina Kings says here is on point.
ISO BLACK WOMEN LOOKING FOR INTERRACIAL LOVE
by Jenee Darden for NPR All Things Considered.
For many black women in America, finding love has become a serious issue. Census data show that roughly 40 percent of black adult women in the U.S. have never been married. That’s nearly twice the percentage of white women. One entrepreneur in Los Angeles is fighting the odds. Her mission: move black women from no man’s land to a diverse dating world