A recent survey found that most users of social network services thought these sites were mildly offensive, although some felt that they are representative of the diversity of the human race and found nothing objectionable about it.
Surveys indicate that many people are interested in dating or marrying people of other races. Supreme Court overturned laws against mixed marriages, there were only 26,000 black wife-white husband couples.
, the highly anticipated hometown dates installment, the proverbial elephant in the room (Rachel is black and Nick is white) was addressed ever so bluntly by Rachel’s mother — and with good reason.
An interracial relationship is difficult to navigate for a variety of reasons.
fans are fully aware by now that Rachel Lindsay is the next Bachelorette and thus she will not end the season engaged to Nick Viall.
Yet her hometown date on Monday night's episode was still compelling, because Nick and Rachel addressed the realities of interracial relationships on season as the first black lead of the franchise.
The use of a site with interracial personals, as opposed to a general internet dating site, can save a person considerable time and effort.Rachel's sister Constance and her husband Alex, who is white, discussed how being an interracial couple in a politically divided country would have challenges."I respect that Nick says, 'I don't color, I see Rachel,'" Constance says during the episode.The fact is, it is probably a disappointing and familiar response for Rachel to hear, so I'm sure she valued that Nick acknowledged her instead of pretending her skin color didn't exist.Especially given the fact that Rachel took Nick to a black Baptist church in her hometown of Dallas, a cornerstone of black culture, it was clear she want him to see her race.