Why are black male-white female relationships more common than the white male-black female relationships?
Well, there are a few things at play, I believe. First of all, black women used to get a lot of grief for dating outside of their race, from black men, from black women, and from the family members of their white partners. Sometimes people feel that it isn’t worth the hassle, I think. Second of all, black women are encouraged to look for a “strong black man” and to stand by him. Black men used to be all but encouraged to date anyone besides black women when they reach a certain status, the whole trophy wife thing. It’s fading now, but there’s no denying the fact that it was a reality in the past. Also, the media’s negative image of black women comes into play. How often is a dark-skinned black woman with her natural hair actually portrayed as drop dead gorgeous on tv or in the movies? Usually she’s stereotyped as loud and ghetto and loose. A couple of things to keep in mind, no matter what the statistics may look like, Caucasians are the least likely people in this country to date or m