More so now than ever, it has become more common to see a Black man with a white woman (or non-African American) on his arm.
Though black women are no longer sitting around waiting on her black savior to come to his senses, as they have also begun testing the waters of alternative nationalities, the reasons as to why successful black men are not choosing black women once they reached the top remains a mystery.
It follows that they are also the least likely to date outside of their race. Not only that, but my only serious relationship has been with a man outside of my race.
In encouraging black women to date and marry interracially, the book has joined a broadening debate in recent years fueled by the blogosphere, the entertainment industry and comments by prominent African Americans.
And in this case, we are the commodity and the new market is men of other races." Folan is the author of "Don't Bring Home a White Boy: And Other Notions That Keep Black Women From Dating Out," published this month by Karen Hunter, an imprint of Pocket Books.
Don’t get a brother wrong, I love being married to a black woman.
Our cultural experiences are a strong tie, but they’re not the sole bond that keeps us together.