I can’t begin to list the weird things white women have called my skin, in both romantic and non-romantic settings.
Sometimes it’s a compliment, misguided but well-intentioned.
”It’s true that sometimes I project my own insecurities onto dates, as most people do.
As they explained: “Because CBRI espouses the belief that race does not matter, it, in effect, endorses…hierarchal structure…As such, CBRI is a legitimizing ideology that perpetuates group separation and the subordination of people of color by denying the impact of race in society (Neville, Awad, Brooks, Michelle, & Bluemel, 2013) ” (p. “...a hierarchy-attenuating ideology; it emphasizes equality across group membership, a contrast with CBRI.If she’s more masc, I’ll dust off a skirt and put on lipstick. They’re non-problems I create to settle pre-date jitters, almost like a game.However, when the woman I’m going out with is white, there’s a central looming question that haunts the date, “am I her fetish?Multiculturalism is not akin to having little or no prejudice.In fact to suggest that one is without bias is to begin to endorse a CBRI.