I set out to find out what my fellow college students think about hooking up with people outside their own race.
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His inability to admit he had liked me, simply because of skin color, spoke against women of color, and presented us as a problem in society because we disrupt a perfect social image. Written by Maya Richard-Craven Follow. Learn more.
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This guy feared change and made the conscious choice to live by the prejudices and supremacist attitudes that once defined his ancestors and still reside in specific cultural contexts across the world. He responded with:. It was with a caucasian male in a fraternity, one of my peers at USC. Ok, I cried for countless nights. Both authors claim that white men and women have more opportunities for hookups than minority individuals, and set the standard for whom to pursue when hooking up. Shamontiel L. Vaughn in I Do See Color.
But that does not change the fact that their color-blind racism is still racism, and that women of color, while we will never be white, will always be beautiful. While it seems that many black men are willing to hook up with white women, white men may be less popular because of the racial trauma associated with their sexual dominance over black women during slavery.
I will probably struggle with finding a life partner who understands that race is one of the most important aspects in the continuing formation of my identity, but I will not settle for someone who sees me as something new and exciting because of my blackness.
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According to sociologists Sarah Spell and Valero Bacak, hookup culture is heavily influenced by societal beliefs surrounding race and ethnicity. I did like you. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface.