For example, some cultures may seem more ‘aggressive’ than others. After all, racism is still alive and well in our supposedly post-racial times.However, as human beings we all make pre-judgements against each other.The report also indicated that black women earned 64 percent of the doctoral degrees awarded to black students in the same academic year.Diaz feels many available black men are not in the same position.You also don’t want anyone who is dating you to make a statement. When it’s some idiot in public staring or making an offensive comment, it can be easy to ignore. After all, if you love each other who cares what anyone else thinks? Give your family notice – don’t surprise anyone by just bringing them home. Nonetheless, your family and friends’ issues are not yours. If you know that your family is racist or has issues with you dating out of your culture, be honest with your love about this.
Take it all in stride and focus on seeing whether your values align, and you feel compatible and positive when you’re together.Just because you’ve dated one person of a specific race doesn’t mean everyone from their background is the same. Remember that there’s a lot of diversity in any culture. Race is not a part of you getting to know each other.There’s no need to dwell on it as a topic before you even get to know each other. We are all much more than the colour of skin we were born with.“But having more and being successful is a part of who we are as black women in America today.Education is valued, so many of us are going to college, getting advanced degrees and excelling.”A report from the National Center for Education Statistics shows that black women earned 70 percent of the master’s degrees awarded to black students during the 2013-14 academic year.