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Posted on Mar 27, 2016 at 10:38 AM

Hello again and thanks to those who are reading this entry. Years of work and travel have put this blog on hiatus,but alas, I'm here to post some thoughts on what I deem a curious phenomenon: an equal if not higher incidence of interracial dating between black women and white men in red states than in blue. This isn't to say that relationships between said people don't occur in more liberal parts of the USA. Go to California, and it's not uncommon to see a black lady with a white man; on the opposite side of the nation, IR dating between both is also common in parts of NYC. Indeed, in gentrified parts of Brooklyn, it seems that the BW/WM pairing is becoming the default one, especially with those younger than I.

 

Nevertheless, when I was in Atlanta, Dallas and Houston for conferences the past couple years, I was somewhat surprised by the number of BW/WM couples. Granted, some would say that none of the cities are an accurate barometer of the south, yet I also noticed aforementioned pairings in rural Alabama, Florida and Mississipi, too. Perhaps on account of my liberal political and social views, I presumed that no black woman would ever accompany a Southern good old boy in public. Suffice it to say, this assumption was disproved on numerous occasions in a cultural, historic and social milieu one wouldn't think was cordial to such a coupling. Yes, travel does broaden the mind, and one cannot assume that black women only listen to soul, RnB, rap

and hip hop.

 

Anyhow, I thought I would get this off my chest. Finally, this phenomenon has me thinking the following as well: is interracial dating more a political expression in more so called liberal parts of America? I suppose I should probe this in another entry.



This is where things stand in my opinion.
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Posted on Nov 12, 2016 at 02:01 PM

My name is Marcus. I am born and raised in FLORENCE,SC USA..........and YESSS SOUTH CAROLINA isssss one of the REDDEST STATES out there...........and YESSSS I have NOOOOO PROBLEM with IR DATING ANYWHERE IN SC, NC, GA or even VA. Although I don't brag too much about TRUMP's Big Big Win on Tuesday November 8th.


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Posted on Aug 03, 2016 at 07:34 PM

Interesting indeed and some of us also listen to NPR!

 


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Posted on May 16, 2016 at 03:56 PM

Nice post and some of us also like Metal and Rock!!!


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Posted on Mar 30, 2016 at 04:51 AM

Nice read and yes some us Love Country music as well!!



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