One of the most difficult parts about being in an interracial relationship is the fact that I started to question things I never I questioned before. Whenever we went somewhere with a lot of black people in attendance, I got the side eye from some of them. Love is blind. Findings Discourse of Racial Comparisons: Meeting the Normative White Standard  Entrenched within the deep frame is the construction of whites and blacks as abject hierarchical polarities, with whites afforded positive imagery and blacks negative. Still, it was always funny that my mother questioned why I kept dating white guys, especially because I was raised as one of only few people of color in my community.
I stated that in an early post. But what it actually does is objectify those people because it's basing your choice on the first thing you see. Realistically, an answer to this question is only ever going to be anecdotal. When I first read Miles' opinions, I was surprised, until I looked into the comments section and saw readers seriously advocating for solely dating within one's race. WBW - "My answer is, because black people to a larger extent than the general population belonged to the group with less money for education.