“He was surprised by how much resentment some people seemed to have about that relationship, even people who claimed to be his friends,” she recalled.“It’s not necessarily that people are racist, but they are sometimes ignorant and insensitive about race.” Despite other people’s negativity, the couple is still together, happily in love, and raising a son.
She launched Black White Dating to promote reliable online dating resources in thorough reviews on dating sites and apps geared toward singles of all skin colors and backgrounds.
Today, the site lists the top 10 interracial dating networks for anyone looking to expand their dating horizons.
But Americans ages 50 and older are considerably less likely to have cross-racial friendships, and this difference is largely the result of fewer older whites having black friends.
Just 36% of whites ages 50 to 64 and 32% of whites ages 65 and older report having at least some black friends.
This high level of acceptance among Millennials holds true across ethnic and racial groups; there is no significant difference between white, black and Hispanic Millennials in the degree of acceptance of interracial marriage.