This book shows Black women how to go about getting involved in interracial relationships and deal with the social pressures that such relationships inevitably attract. It shows how you can clear out your old social conditioning and inhibitions about interracial relationships, tune out the expectations that you should date only Blacks and clarify your reasons for romantic and sexual attraction to White men. This book shows where and how you can go about meeting White men, how to make yourself more interracially approachable, offers guidelines for screening mature and emotionally available White males into your social life and helps you move beyond the shortage of Black men. This book clears away the misconceptions that all too many Black women have about White men and explains what really goes on inside the minds of White men who seek out and date Black women. Women often see men as foreign psychological territory, and racial differences can accentuate such misperceptions and misunderstandings.
Northwestern professor wants black women to look for love outside their race
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Interracial relationships have taken place in America since colonial times, but couples in such romances continue to face problems and challenges. When the enslavement of Black people became institutionalized in the U. A major reason interracial relationships continue to carry stigma is their association with violence. The raping of African American women by enslavers, plantation owners, and other powerful whites during this period have cast an ugly shadow on genuine relationships between Black women and white men.
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University of Michigan Library Research Guides. Ask a Librarian. Fiction and non-fiction resources on topics relating to interracial people and relationships. Karen Downing. Email Me.
Make Your Own List. You might think that books about interracial couples aren't relevant unless you're part of one or are close to someone who is, but nothing could be further from the truth. In Mixed Up: Confessions of an Interracial Couple, a fascinating audiobook narrated by Tineka Smith and Alex Court , the husband and wife duo tell the story of their own relationship and, in doing so, give the listener unique insights into racism and racial identity. Here, they recommend their top books on interracial relationships. Interview by Alex Court and Tineka Smith.