What can be even more disheartening than seeing your beautiful, professional, well-educated sisterfriend still unattached is seeing a successful Black man settle down with someone of another ethnic group.The immediate thought for many is, With all the gorgeous, accomplished Black women available, why didn't he choose one of us?White Supremacy has truly done a number on Black men.We actually attach more status and value to White women than we do to the Black women who held us down when no one knew who we were, nor gave three damns about us.“I’m asking the community to withhold their judgment on what this case is until all the facts are in,” David said.The NAACP and the Lacy family said they do not believe state and local authorities have an interest in probing all facets of the case."I've come across a lot of men who tell me I should be ashamed and say things like, "It's not too late to come home" or "He won't know what to do with all of that." I've heard it all. But the negative comments can be more distressing when they come from family or close friends.Asia Diggs Meador, 33, had never considered marrying outside her race.
But the reality often hits home during the holidays, when discussing your love life becomes an appetizer at meals with the family.It was announced Friday that the FBI would look into the case. But Barber said he and the family have not reached any conclusions about what happened. Lacy’s mother, Claudia Lacy, who led the march, said she wants the truth about how her youngest son died.“We know it was a hanging,” NAACP state chapter president the Rev. “When the facts add up,” she said, “I’ll be satisfied.” The state medical examiner, who performed an autopsy, ruled Lacy’s death a suicide.So it's no wonder we're thrilled for Black women who have found love—no matter the ethnicity of their partner.Though Black men are still twice as likely as Black women to date outside their race, it seems more and more of us are becoming open to dating beyond the color line.