Don't let the title fool you: Pairing happens in all ways… Even this insanely divisive period we're going through in the United States can't reverse the interracial relationship advances that are surely here to stay.
First off, apologies if you’ve been mislead by the title of this post. People come up and tell us that what we are doing is “important” or “revolutionary”.
If you’re really looking for advice on how to date black South African girls, then this is not the place for you. Though the intentions might be in the right place in such instances, the inference is in some way the same: that because of our colour difference, our relationship must be about something other than just two people who love each other. Firstly, he can’t help the fact that he’s Australian. Because if you hadn’t guessed by now, I’m white, and my partner is black.
Racism is a beast whose tentacles touch everything, from public policy and interpersonal interactions to academia and the Academy Awards.
People interact with that monster in various ways, including ways that reinforce white supremacy.
Contrary to what you might expect, the more youthful observers are often the worst culprits. Sometimes I want to turn around and scream “For fuck’s sake! But worse than the staring and gawking, is the perceived judgment that so often comes with it.