Bracing herself for Thanksgiving, she anticipates more black male loved ones choosing to “date out.” “With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I cannot help but dwell on who might be coming to dinner,” Miles writes.“Last holiday season gave me plenty of food for thought on this all too familiar and often uncomfortable racially-tinged question. 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. "The solution is to find a new market for your commodity.This rattles her even though she is married to a Native American.Bracing for more interracial couplings Miles brings the statistics about interracial marriage and black men to life by relating this trend to a typical, yet important, dating ritual: taking a serious partner home for the holidays.In the time allotted, however, I'll do my best to give you at least a summary of what I uncovered in my research and how I hope this information can generate some much needed fresh discussion on race and relationships._______________________ Arlington, VA: What effect, if any, does an inter-racial marriage have upon the children that result?
This prestige and stigma includes the history of black men being penalized for socializing with white women, making them that much more desirable.It seemed more reserved than the Midwest where people will approach and begin conversation.Just a couple questions I'm hoping to get answered and learn about the culture before this huge life change. Tyler Perry cast a Latin man as the great love interest of black actress Taraji P. In encouraging black women to date and marry interracially, the book has joined a broadening debate in recent years fueled by the blogosphere, the entertainment industry and comments by prominent African Americans.I do hope that you will pick up a copy of "Don't Bring Home A White Boy (And Other Notions That Keep Black Women from Dating Out).