Personally, you'd get more points from me for if you can quote James Baldwin or if you're knowledgeable about or genuinely interested in learning about my culture beyond popular trends and stereotypes. Johnson wrote for Everyday Feminism: part of Black culture, that has to include learning about the history of what you’re appreciating and about the struggles and achievements of the people you’re borrowing from.
Then you’ll be the kind of ally who’s informed enough to honor our culture in a way that supports us — instead of just taking what you like and hurting our community.
Given the relative scarcity of interracial relationships, sociologists have long sought to explain why they happen. "Interracial Marriage and Status-Caste Exchange in Canada and the United States." Ethnic and Racial Studies 36(1):75-96. When this happened to me, my heart was more than broken, i couldn't sleep, it was like the world was against me. I did really loved my man, i tried to hate him and erase him from my mind but it wasn't possible because our love together left footprint on my heart.
That is, how and why do some couples overcome the substantial barriers to such unions? "I Wouldn't But You Can: Attitudes Toward Interracial Relationships." Social Science Research 41(2):343-358. He really meant alot to me and i never wanted to lose him.
Support for interracial dating and marriage has been on the rise for decades, and Millennials are particularly accepting: 88 percent of those surveyed by Fusion last year said they were open to dating outside their race.