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It is almost like the plight of black women looking for eligible partners is the elephant in the room.Between issues related to skin color, hair texture, and low self-esteem, it is more difficult for black women to talk about it publicly to draw attention to the problem.To be sure, many of these women lead productive and fulfilling lives without ever marrying, some even decide to have children without husbands, but a common thread I have observed among many is a wistfulness for a part of life which has been denied to them…a part of life all other groups of women take for granted.I have set out in this book to explore the lives of black women who have chosen to cross the racial divide in their quest for personal happiness.Most of their black female counterparts were single, and often voiced concern, and were the subject of conversation particularly among their mothers.
Judice said it’s common for black women to not consider dating white men for a few reasons, including historical tensions and a lack of positive black female representation in the media. where black women have been touted as the most desirable romantic partners? “Generally speaking, the idolized version of an American beauty is a white woman who is thin and blonde and blue-eyed.” And then there’s the story of Denise and Todd, a married couple whose marriage survived despite having different socioeconomic backgrounds and difficulties with families echoing harmful stereotypes.I became interested in the dating and marriage prospects of young black women thirty years ago.Living in Evanston, Illinois, I met numerous middle to upper middle class black families residing in several North Shore communities.In sum, the social experiences of this group of black males and females took dramatically different routes as the teen years ended.Fast forward to the late 20s and early 30s for this group of young African Americans and the following had occurred.