And we’re not past the point where a white co-star or love interest is sometimes necessary to get the funding for movies telling the stories of people of color.
But attacking interracial relationships is not the way to get better representation.
In fact, I never feel blacker than when I’m the only black person in the room, having dinner with my white in-laws (lovely as they are).
Others who bash men of color for dating white women have argued that the dynamic of women of color dating white men is an entirely different ball game.
I wouldn’t have been surprised if my partner’s parents had objected to our relationship.