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Personally, you'd get more points from me for if you can quote James Baldwin or if you're knowledgeable about or genuinely interested in learning about my culture beyond popular trends and stereotypes. Johnson wrote for Everyday Feminism: part of Black culture, that has to include learning about the history of what you’re appreciating and about the struggles and achievements of the people you’re borrowing from.

If someone like your parents still think race mixing is some huge problem or they are going to shun you or never accept your partner, they are going to do it because they are racist.

You can't change your family, but you shouldn't allow their racism to change who it is you are and what you believe and want for your own life.

When you give in and agree to break-up for no other reason, than your partner's race, you become no better than your parents or friends, by helping to further perpetuate stereotypes and racism.

You need to find something in yourself that is stronger than that.

I also hate the weird sense of “duty” that is often batted around in these conversations, as if you’re somehow betraying an entire race by dating outside of it, disparaging your ancestors in the process.