Black women dating white men in england
It’s no secret that black women are the least desired subgroup on dating sites.
Although it’s upsetting and frustrating, there’s something a little empowering about being seen as the least attractive group – the bottom of the barrel if you will; making each boy who swipes right a small victory against the tyranny of racism – snatching them into our black female lair, luring them in with each fluff of the afro.
This video, although disgusting, wasn’t in any shape or form shocking.
Could it be that woke white men are more inclined to appreciate darker-skinned women than black men?
I recognize that people have a preference when it comes to looks, but to only seek a person from one race amidst a history of a structural power division should not be exempt from arguments of internalized racism and self-hate.
When I hear a non-black person say they are not attracted to black women “as a personal preference” it is hard not to take this as a personal blow and an attack on my race at large.
If ‘The Hunger Games’ has Jennifer Lawrence, then ‘The Woke Games’ has Jesse Williams.
” This is for the black people who are feeling really good about their wokeness right now and honestly, they really should. Crying into your i Phone as you think of the Congolese who were forced to mine the contents, or hiding as you slip Shea Moisture products into your basket, hoping no-one sees you and forces you to re-watch that .
Someone who appreciates you and is in awe of your beauty and looks at you as though you are a painting in the Louvre.
Of course, you could question fetishization and exotic othering, but it sometimes must be nice to feel as though you are the original black Mona Lisa.
If you are told on a daily basis that people who look like you are unattractive and undeserving of love, a natural reaction would be to seek out that which is being denied to you as a form of validation of self-worth.
To determine whether a love interest is a result of internalized racism would be near to impossible. No-one is suggesting that we are post-racial (words that should have you flogged) but maybe it’s just not that deep.