Black dating man marrying white woman

The things he shared with me were mind boggling, but I’ve acquired a new understanding of why some successful Black men choose to marry outside of their race.

Since the man I spoke with asked to have his identity withheld, I’m going to simply refer to him as James.

by Ashley Naples I must preface this article by stating that I am, and always have been, an advocate of interracial relationships that evolve from raw emotion.

The third chart illustrates how closely the marriage graph for Black men aligns with the incarceration numbers which also experienced an abnormal climb beginning in 1980.

This does not prove causation however it shows that they are related due to the assumption that men in prison are less likely to marry.

And no, I’m not referring to Black professional athletes, as it goes without saying that many of them date women outside of their race.

The men I’m referencing are far more smarter and powerful than the average professional athlete (no offense).

Fortunately, Black women are now starting to occupy and manage spaces in corporate that were solely open to White women.

I believe we’ll see more Black women dating and marrying White male executives because there are far more of them than us.

They discovered some startling statistics when calculating marriage by race.

They found that African Americans age 35 and older were more likely to be married than White Americans from 1890 until sometime around the 1960s.

In fact, many of us would not exist if it were not for interracial relationships, so I have the utmost respect and admiration for interracial relationships.

, it would be remiss of me to not acknowledge the glaring consistencies in the types of spouses that successful Black men often choose.

I can only hope that they genuinely love their wives and didn’t marry them solely to elevate their careers.

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