Interracial dating between white men and black women only
“A Korean-American woman said, ‘I wouldn’t date you,’ or ‘I've only dated white men because I would want my children to have privilege and status,” Ravi says.
In this situation, Johnson says that Ravi is up against two racial fronts that are hard to compete with.
Black women reply the most, yet get by far the fewest replies.
Essentially every race—including other blacks—singles them out for the cold shoulder." The final graph in the report is a table where they ask "would you strongly prefer to date someone of your own ethnic background?
Johnson says that the Korean-American woman that turned Ravi down was simply making a calculation about acquiring privilege and status.
“Yes it sucks, no it’s not fair, yes it’s real,” says Johnson.
Whoever wrote this article (and everyone else) should go look at this How Your Race affects the messages you get. Basically, a tech at a dating sitewent through all of its data and looked to see whether race had any effect on how likely people were to reply and send messages.
This is taken from millions of messages filtering back but what they found out, at least among those people willing to go on a dating site, is as follows, and directly opposed to the anecdotes given in this article. Whether it’s due to talkativeness, loneliness, or a sense of plain decency, black women are by far the most likely to respond to a first contact attempt.
Nearly 300,000 white females answered the question and 46% of them said yes.’ I was like, ‘Never, I don't wanna deal with that,’” she says with a laugh.