Our father-daughter relationship was more like a typical father-son relationship. I was also a dancer and heavily involved in the performing arts which attracts a wide variety of characters.
In her personal essay titled, 'I am not dating a racial slur,' Ashlyn writes that she and her boyfriend, Ra'Montae Green, have been together for two years and have never directly experienced racism as an interracial couple.
Color-blind: Ashlyn Sullivan, 20, who is white, has responded to racist comments about her and her boyfriend, Ra'Montae Green (right), by penning a powerful blog post last month, which has since gone viral 'Let me just get this straight though.
The most significant difference among them is that this Rochester belongs to a New England state that is listed in bold when you Google “Least diverse state.” If you flip through my year book from senior year, you will count 3 black students in my class, only one of them being male.
Although New Hampshire is over 94% “white alone”, (and zero percent Native American) my high school proudly flaunts the Red Raider mascot, a stereotypical Native American with a face tinted blood red (Census Bureau, 2014).
I am not dating a N*gger,' the 20-year-old aspiring social worker stated in her blog post before launching into a poetic tirade praising her boyfriend's numerous good qualities.
Courting controversy: Before long, death threats and vile comments about Ashlyn and Ra'Montea's interracial relationship started pouring in.For Green, it was his only second ever encounter with racism in 20 years‘I am dating a man who helps me buy groceries, wash laundry, and even clean my apartment even though he has other things to do, works 40 hours a week, and it’s not his job.I am dating a man that holds doors open for me and everyone else behind him EVERY TIME.‘I am dating a man who has never been arrested, and doesn’t walk around acting like a fool.I grew up in a wonderful and loving home in Southern California.I had an older brother and sister 12 and 15 years my senior respectively, parents who were happy together, and my aunt and cousins lived one street over.People on and off the web assume that because I don’t game or date black women anymore, then I must only approach white girls.