PARTICIPATING IN OUR ROUNDTABLE: Anthony Lising Antonio, race and ethnicity expert and associate professor of education at Stanford University Dr.
” If they answer yes continue with, “Were you comfortable? ” Just remember it’s OK for the other person to reply, “I don’t know.” Prof.
Antonio: Luckily, it can get on the table very naturally.
They have to be awake: They can’t afford to be asleep at the wheel. C., and definitely on the east coast there’s a stigma to dating outside your race.
Samara: Growing up, I saw plenty of examples of loving black families.
I chose the person based on a connection and common interests.
And they understood, because it wasn’t like they only saw me dating white men, and my ex-husband was black.
But to say you’ll date everybody but me, how can I not be offended? Wade: I think some people feel offended by the expression of racial preferences and think, “I’m being rejected by this person before they’ve even met me and gotten to know me.” Yet some people travel in circles where if they brought a partner of a different race to a gathering, they would not feel welcome.
So at the end of the day, you do what feels comfortable for you.
They feel like they have love and they get to know something about other cultures in the process.