Black women dating outside their race more
The writer, mom and Harvard-educated lawyer says that she is just offering a reasonable solution to the shortage of available black men.
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Here’s what’s lost in all of this ill will, people – you have the right to date whomever you want.
It shouldn’t matter if bae is Smurfette, the She-Hulk or one of those giant blue women from Avatar – as long as that person treats you with respect, love and admiration, what else do you need?
And in this case, we are the commodity and the new market is men of other races." Folan is the author of "Don't Bring Home a White Boy: And Other Notions That Keep Black Women From Dating Out," published this month by Karen Hunter, an imprint of Pocket Books.
Sure, race is a factor in nearly every major factor in our society, but it’s not the ONLY factor.I’m on a roll, gimmie another question: I never bought into that “you can’t help who you love” mentality, sorry Ledisi.Love is more than a carnal emotion – if that was the case, we’d be going around humping everything that moves. Love isn’t just raw emotion, it’s also a well-thought out decision. Now sure, you may fall in love with someone who doesn’t return the sentiment, but that’s another issue. Waiting for a "good" black man, with the same education level to marry them. Even when they know the odds are stacked against them. Given those numbers, any economist would advise them to start looking elsewhere.
Henson in his recent movie, "I Can Do Bad All by Myself"; in "The Princess and the Frog" featuring Disney's first black princess, the prince's indeterminate racial origins inspired commentary; and there was the 2006 movie "Something New," in which characters played by Simon Baker, who is white, and Sanaa Lathan, who is black, fall in love.But ladies, don’t front like you haven’t experienced that pain yourself.