“I wouldn’t dare put another girl through that again,” he says.“Being called a ‘n***er lover’, being questioned by family, being made fun of.In those rural towns word gets around and you become the subject of the town.follows a black man who meets his white girlfriend’s parents.
But his experiences have soured him on the idea of ever entering an interracial relationship again.
Census data tells us little about race, but it does show that inter-cultural marriages have gradually increased.
In 1971, 96 per cent of all 17- to 64-year-olds who married did so to another Irish person. When Irish men and women marry someone who isn’t Irish, the majority wed people from the UK.
Louis, Chicago, Florida, Texas, Philadelphia, and more, to discover what it's like to date outside your race, especially when segments of your own culture don't approve.
Richard Bashir Otukoya has some bad relationship stories. They ripple with a hurt most of us don’t experience.