“It has made us more successful because of how we are able to combine those different skill sets,” says Justin.
The Gerrards cite an OKCupid study showing that black users experience a strong negative bias in online dating.In 2014, black women were 17% to 20% less likely to get responses from non-black men on OKCupid, while black men were 8% to 27% less likely to match with a woman of a different race.Here is the standard disclaimer: I don’t have a problem with two folks of different races – or same gender for that matter – hooking up. How we empower our people is by teaching self-love and by erasing those mental chains that tell us that “we” are inherently bad.Some people really do date outside of their race out of love and not some underlying motive. We heal the world by recognizing cultural differences, and yes skin tone, and by ensuring that our differences do not lead to inequality. However, if you are using love and sex as some sort of political statement, position for advancement or weapon of revenge and conquest, than you are no better, and odds are, you’re more part of the problem than you think.According to the OKCupid analysis, 82% of non-black men on the platform exhibit some form of racial bias against black women.
Read More: The problem can go far deeper than an inability to find dates.
Bae works pretty much like Tinder, but tailor-made for black users.
The Gerrards came up with the idea after they realized how difficult it is for black singles to find dates on existing platforms.
So obviously these stories are very popular, which is why these publications continue to put them out. are still looking, waiting and idolizing the white savior.
After all, stories mean page clicks, and page clicks equates to dollars. Yet science says that some of the same problems we find within the community can also be found interracially: In fact, the rate of divorce and domestic violence is much higher within interracial relationships and the incidence of spousal homicide is 7.7 higher in interracial relationships than in monoracial relationships.
Okay, now that that’s out of the way; it’s the other would-be Rainbeau daters, who bother the hell out of me.