Racism of interracial dating
Famous examples of interracial couples of color include musician Carlos Santana and his wife, Cindy Blackman, an African American; and Wesley Snipes and his wife, Nakyung Park, a Korean American.As the United States grows more diverse, interracial couples of color will only grow more common.They don’t have a pattern of choosing solely white mates or solely Asian mates or Hispanic ones.
But it’s nothing compared to what Twigs was directly subjected to.
If you don’t know the dating history of a person in an interracial relationship, don’t assume that they have no interest in dating members of their own race.
Unless you’re interested in dating the person in question, however, ask yourself why you care whom this person dates.
It always felt like they were trying to say I was betraying my culture and religion by choosing to be with someone outside of it.” She knew that's what they were thinking because that’s how her extended family felt about him - and they'd give her the same disapproving looks.
Other friends tell me they don’t even bother telling their relatives about new partners if they’re not the same race.