focus on that it’s effectively not that relevant most of the time. .” At the risk of opening up a can of worms (i.e., the “my race has a negative impact, therefore I shouldn’t even try” worm can), I’d like to look at some of the actual data on racial preferences... Chase woke up one day in 2004 tired of being alone.And if you get your fundamentals tight enough, you transcend race (or negative racial effects become bonuses – “Oh! So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.After four years, scads of lays, and many great girlfriends (plus plenty of failures along the way), he launched this website.ran on Gawker earlier this month we received hundreds of comments and emails objecting to, agreeing with, or otherwise responding to Baker.
Stories, which laced with racial stereotypes, were told continuously that they became truth.And those misconceptions were directed at me from men of all shades.Once, in 2011, my then-boyfriend and I left a photo of us, taken at an event, at a bodega by accident.I've experienced my share of racism and have had racial slurs thrown in my direction. I've overheard conversations about me where people spewed hateful words because they didn't think I knew English.As far as dating, I've encountered men who've thought of me as the Mexican woman that is there only to serve, speaks Spanish in bed, or has a connect to an inner drug cartel member.When we came back to retrieve it, the guys behind the counter, which looked to be Latino, handed it to us ripped in half.One thing I took away, but have yet to fully unpack, from my recent conversation with my mom is that I fear I may have heightened stereotypes, too.Those "stories" tell of black men leaving their women, and of black men being promiscuous and violent. While problematic, my parents' thinking was the thinking of their time.And, really, it roots deeper than my parents, my grandparents, and their parents before them.I used to say I didn't have a type, but if we go off consistency, I do.While I've dated other races, I'm mostly attracted to black men.