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I was lucky enough to be raised by a pro-Black mother who affirmed the beauty and brilliance of my Blackness.

But even so, the mainstream media still promotes Eurocentric beauty standards that we, in turn, accept as common sense.

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I’m black or brown, depending on who you ask, and I mainly date white guys.

I have no idea why and it’s definitely not a conscious choice.

"I've come across a lot of men who tell me I should be ashamed and say things like, "It's not too late to come home" or "He won't know what to do with all of that." I've heard it all. But the negative comments can be more distressing when they come from family or close friends.

Asia Diggs Meador, 33, had never considered marrying outside her race.

It's complicated Toya Lachon, 43, of Washington, D. Women are taking control of their happiness." Dating interracially can still come with backlash for both Black men and women.

C., says she feels frustrated, hurt and even betrayed when she sees Black men with women of other races, but happy when she sees Black women in an interracial relationship. Lachon, who is seeing a White man, has experienced her share of adverse reaction.

Because of this, I have dated quite a few White guys, and while there are similarities when dating any man, there are still some small cultural quirks that never go unnoticed when you’re with a White dude. Trust me, while it gets easier to explain, it doesn't ever stop needing to be explained.2.

They don't want to say the N-word, but they do want to talk about why some people do.

What can be even more disheartening than seeing your beautiful, professional, well-educated sisterfriend still unattached is seeing a successful Black man settle down with someone of another ethnic group.

The immediate thought for many is, With all the gorgeous, accomplished Black women available, why didn't he choose one of us?

Living in an anti-Black world, it is easy to internalize these sentiments from a very young age and begin to hate different aspects of ourselves.

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