Dating can be difficult no matter your color.
Movies like “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?” “Jungle Fever” and “Something Different” all depict African-Americans who cause a stir by dating outside of their race.
Knowing the complexity of the issue, we asked Qcity residents if they’d consider dating a person of another race.
Here’s what we got:
Ona Matthews, 27
“Yes. I don’t see color. I see what I’m attracted to.”
Randy Little, 36
“Yes, if the situation presents itself. It’s not just beauty or the color of her skin. That won’t determine the length of our relationship. It’s all about who you are comfortable with.”
Debony Burrowes, 36
“Yes, because people are people. Love is universal.”
Michael Deerman, 33
“Yes, and I already have. The blacker the berry the sweeter the juice.”
Tonya Inabinett, 39
“Yes. It’s all about how a person treats you. If it’s someone I’m interested in, I can’t control that. It’s how they make you feel and how you relate to them.”
Peter Babey, 28
“Yes, because my Mom doesn’t care.