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But afterwards, when I did a thorough Insta-stalk, I was kind of weirded out to find that there were more than a dozen photos of scantily-clad Black women on his page, clearly sourced from Google or Tumblr.
It’s hard to articulate why this made me uncomfortable but this feeling was hard to shake.
And, of course, who could forget the backlash when rapper Eve got married to a Brit named Maximillion Cooper?
I owe it to myself to stay optimistic in spite of all of the disappointing dates that I have been on and all of the research and data that is so focused on how hard it is for Black women to find love. Subscribe to FLARE Need to Know for smart, sassy, no-filter takes on everything you're interested in—including style, culture & current events, plus special offers—sent straight to your inbox each day.
As a Black woman who's crossed the great racial divide more than once, I’ve seen first-hand how interracial relationships get judged and ostracized (I’ve been called out of my name many, many times).
I didn’t want to totally write him off for his strange Insta-shrine but I couldn’t get over how uncomfortable it made me feel.
It’s as if I had instantly been reduced to an instrument for sex, rather than a multi-dimensional person.