Black male dating statistics
At just 19, Obama’s long-term romantic trajectory is impossible to predict.
ACS’s President, Oreoluwa Ogunbiyi, said that "these results offer little to be celebrated, and we mustn't forget that we still have a very long way to go to remedy the lack of racial diversity at universities such as ours".
“In short, no matter the personal cost,” Banks said, “black women are encouraged to marry ‘down’ before they marry ‘out.'” So far, Obama’s kiss is been met with relatively little backlash.
This decorum, however, is likely to fade if Obama continues to date—and ultimately marry—outside her race.
One need only look to the vitriol heaped upon tennis star Serena Williams last winter when she revealed her engagement to Alex Ohanian, the white co-founder of Reddit who’s now her husband (and daughter’s father).
Williams’ announcement was met with messages of anger, betrayal and dismay across #blacktwitter.
There were just nine students who identified as ‘Asian or Asian British – Bangladeshi’, and 35 who identified as British – Pakistani.
Due to a host of societal conditions—from early death to mass incarceration—twice as many black women attend college as black men.
Among all demographics, African American women are the least likely to date outside their race—with barely 12% marrying non-black spouses.
It is also believed that a large percentage of Black men marry White women.
This is often cited as one of the causes of lower marriage rates among Black women. While Black men marry white women at twice rate that Black women marry White men, i In 2012 The U.