In the last 40 years, black women have had a harder time finding black men to marry for various reasons – high mortality, high incarceration rates and interracial marriage.
For single black women, that may mean being willing to go out.
Which is why, in part, Margo Jones finds herself once a month at Sea-Tac Airport, either picking up her boyfriend Ramonde Carpenter, or flying out to New York City to visit him.
I'm really getting sick of our white women dating blacks in Seattle! I know all about this state and blacks did not come up here until the 80's. Media and esspecially Hollywood propaganda are filling their heads with anti-male ideas constantly picturing white men as enemies of women - sexist discriminators. Weak, evil or wimpy characters worthy only of condemn, while all strong positive characters are women or men of other races. Only you, white majority (you are vast majority still) of Seattle can do that.
Using female natural irationalism, emotional instability, confusion and lack of consious what they really want in life, together with, also typically female curiosity, empathy absence of idealism they have completely puzzled modern white women.
At the same time, he knew friends who were attracted to men and women outside of their own race, but they felt like it was too taboo to pursue anything because of pressure from parents or other reasons.
Color Dating aims to facilitate more positive messages around interracial dating.
In 2002, Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large wrote about the black experience in Seattle in which black women complained about how few black men there were to date.
One woman said to "bring your own black men (or women) to date because Seattle is hard on black women's dating aspirations." More than a decade later, black women say that’s still the case.
Vu, who went through Y Combinator with two separate startups before launching Color Dating, said that the online dating experience — particularly for quick-swipe apps like Tinder — can be frustrating for minorities.
“If a community is predominately a certain race and expresses a specific preference, if you don’t fit with the majority, you’ll end up having a horrible experience,” he said.
I'm really getting sick of our white women dating blacks in Seattle! I know all about this state and blacks did not come up here until the 80's. All those feminist, homosexual, "equality", "multiculturalism", "tolerance" and similar activism heavily supported by media, jurisdictional systema and goverment policy are constantly targeting white women and making enormous efforts to produce antagonism and hostility toward white heterosexual men in heads of white women. They have acchieved quite a success in that "work".