As a 26-year-old black woman, I too am guilty of this.
In the past, when I dated, I infrequently asked the tough questions.
However, parental support and living in diverse areas seems to provide the best environments for multi-racial children to do well.
One of the experts framed it perfectly, however, when she pointed out that we ought to ask ALL prospective parents "what about the children? As we all know, same-race parents don't necessarily insure that a child will have a happy or secure childhood.
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I spent almost a year working on it, and it goes into far more depth about things like the "double standards" between how black men and black women view interracial dating, the issues facing bi-racial children, and why it is that some women who should know better choose "bad boys" instead of the "nice men" they say they want!
In raising the issue, Cooper ignited a public conversation about a topic that is increasingly getting attention in the black community and beyond.
Oprah Winfrey, among others, recently hosted a show about single black women and relationships after a Yale University study found that 42 percent of African-American women in the United States were unmarried.
I’ve wanted to write this blog for a really long time.
Since I am a bookworm, the #1 way I get inspired in whatever season of life I’m in is through the written word.