Regina king dating outside race
She explained her reasoning to VIBE: Of all groups of people, Black women are the least likely group of women that will date outside of their race. And 9 chances out of 10, that man didn’t even give a f*** He couldn’t even tell that you had a pimple that day or that your hair wasn’t done. And the men that do that are really paying attention that hard to your ass or t******or exterior stuff, that’s probably not the best person for you anyway.
When you have everyone else who is willing to explore, a Black woman is like, “I want me a brother.” Well, if the brothers are out and they’re open to date everybody and the majority of Black women aren’t willing to look twice when a man outside of their race is sending them messages, then that makes our percentage rate lower and the chances of finding love, because we’re only looking in one specific place—with Black men. One of my friends was asking me if I would set him up with one of my friends and I asked him, “What do you like in a woman?
Bruckner says that is compounded by tough competition for a smaller pool of highly educated black men. Right'Kimberly Hill, 37, agrees that the market is slim.
But Hill, who has a master's degree and heads up a political consulting firm in Detroit, says black women may need to redefine their ideal partner."I believe there are a lot of prospects," Hill says.
(Getty Images)If you are a black woman with an advanced degree, there's a good chance you've never been married.
"Perhaps we need to change what we're looking for."Hill says she is searching for a man with more than a degree.
"I'm not only looking for someone who has attained a great level of achievement, but also someone who is spiritually grounded."Niambi Carter, 31, has a Ph. and is an assistant professor of political science at Purdue University, admits that she has been hard-pressed to find a black mate with a similar level of education.
but never thought of them as being able to co-exist," she says. She points to a sense of obligation felt by many black women to break socioeconomic barriers that have hindered their predecessors.
That pursuit, she says, can overshadow other goals."We may have become distracted," Hill says.