Interracial dating book for black women
Meanwhile, said Karazin, the rate of out-of-wedlock births to black women is 72 to 80 percent — up to 100 percent in some communities.Some of the ills facing black men, particularly high incarceration rates for relatively minor crimes, are unfair to them.And the opposition comes from within the black community. Mayor Bill de Blasio, who is white, has been married to a black woman, Chirlane Mc Cray, for more than two decades, and race matters to no one. More than 12 years ago, Karazin, 41, who is African-American, married a white insurance executive, Michael, 42.But the black character Olivia Pope (played by Kerry Washington), a Washington, DC, crisis manager on the ABC show “Scandal,” is routinely savaged online for having a fictional affair with the show’s married, white president of the United States. They think it’s no big deal, but it is,” said Christelyn Karazin, co-author with Janice Roshalle Littlejohn of the book “Swirling: How to Date, Mate, and Relate Mixing Race, Culture and Creed.” Karazin also writes the blog Beyond Black & White, runs an online forum of the same name and is brand ambassador to the interracial dating site. “Why do you have to be brave to date whomever the hell you want to? The pair lives happily in California with their three kids and Christelyn Karazin’s daughter from a previous relationship.
Except for one white guy, she has dated only within her race.
She said, “I’m excited about” the Web-based matchup service.
“It will be fun — and I’ll get some dates.” But two days after we spoke last week, a WNBC spokeswoman informed me that Reid no longer planned to accept the dating service’s challenge because she was “busy.” A friend told me that she’d changed her mind about it. The answer may be found in the dating service’s name: Interracial Dating
About twice the number of black women attend college as black men, according to the National Coalition of Black Civic Participation.
And the Pew Research Center determined that black men were more than six times as likely as white men to be serving time in prisons and jails in 2010.