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I wont say that this is or is nor racism, but the fact of the katter is that it has its roots deep in the racist constructs of society.
Racism, simply put, is prejudice and power combined to create oppression of the non-dominant races.
Google Image provides us with interesting ideas about what is perceived as a ‘normal’ couple, and whether interracial couples are part of this ‘normality’.
Because of my own situation, this paper will especially focus on black-white dating and relationships.
This paper takes digital ethnography as an approach as it ''’’ (Hymes, as cited in Maly, 2016, p. I should also mention that it is not my belief that races are ‘out there’, but are rather socially constructed.
When my 86-year old grandmother heard I had a black American-Kenyan boyfriend, her first reaction was: ‘’A black person does not belong in our family’’.
In the 21st century, a lot has changed in attitudes towards people from different races: no child would run away from seeing a black man on the street and comments like my grandmother’s have become at least remarkable.
These people have altered their subconscious understanding of beauty to be more inclusive without being a fetish. That being said, these people (brown or not) also are afflicted by the racist and colourist notions as others, and some may still feel that lighter is better (ethnic people who only date 'lightskins' or white people who will only date white-passing ethnic people).