And when people do venture across the color line to date, they do so in ways that continue to affirm a social hierarchy based on race in which whiteness is prized.White men are the most sought after dates by women of all groups (except for African American women, who, researchers speculate, may rule out white men due to the fear of being stereotyped).By the same token, black men who date white women are "trading up" on the American racial hierarchy.
Two of my younger male relatives have recently been engaged to white women, and one tied the knot last summer.
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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I cannot help but dwell on who might be coming to dinner.
Whiteness has been a privileged and prized identity in the U. So when black men select white women and de-select black women, they are doing so in a context of charged racial meanings. Some of the people I admire and respect most in my professional life are black men married to white women and white women married to black men.
These relationships are caring and genuine, and surely bring happiness to the individuals involved in them.