Men dating black woman
For single black women, that may mean being willing to go out.
So is it better for me to be successful and independent or is it more important for me to be in a relationship?On a recent Thursday evening, Amalia Martino rushed from work to catch the last few minutes of her daughter Sophia’s soccer game.She pointed out her daughter on the field, laughing a little: “My daughter is the brown one.” This week, we’ve been airing stories by reporter Tonya Mosley centered around the question: What is the black experience in Seattle?On a recent Friday night, Riley, a tall, fit woman, stood before her vanity, a full spread of makeup and hair products in front of her.Her makeup brushes made a tapping sound as she dusted off her final application of eye shadow and powder. “A little makeup, a little blush, a little eye shadow.That’s the question.” Family therapist Heidi Henderson-Lewis said she would encourage black women like Riley to keep an open mind – especially here in Seattle.
Henderson-Lewis counsels black couples; she even has a support group called the “black marriage movement.” “There’s this term we use in our world, and it’s called 'scotoma,' and it’s basically blinders, you only see what you want,” Henderson-Lewis said.
“I was like, ‘Where did you come from, black man that is so attractive? He never once said hello, he never gave the black person head nod – nothing, you know what I mean, nothing!
“If I were in another city I would have at least got the, ‘Hey, how you doing? As she prepared for this Friday night, she said that she’s come to realize that the men she prefers don’t live in Seattle.
Black women and Asian men should start marrying each other in droves. That's the issue that needs to be widely discussed and studied by social scientists.
I am not a social scientist, but I do have Asian friends.
One woman said to "bring your own black men (or women) to date because Seattle is hard on black women's dating aspirations." More than a decade later, black women say that’s still the case.