Racism and dating
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White men were 18% less likely to interact with black women while white women were 12% less likely to interact with Asian men.
The findings of OKCupid were corroborated by another conducted by Cornell University.
The author explores the discourses and logics that self-identified multiracial and multiethnic female online daters use to explain their own responses to social justice movements around race and racism in the United States.
These women mobilize stances on the social movement Black Lives Matter (BLM) as a metric of racial progressiveness, articulating their own political views on race.
The results of the study confirmed that racial biases still play a massive role in online dating.
The study showed that black women and Asian men were the least desired groups with black men not too far behind.
One area in which white supremacy remains to be pervasive is in our perceptions of beauty within the western world.
Eurocentric standards of beauty have been a hallmark of American society since the inception of our nation.
of various black women tend to result in similar jarring messages, like one Chicago native who said she received several messages about her “curvy shape” or “big booty” despite not evening carrying either of these qualities.