Anderson is joined by TV personality Jacque Reid to explore why people don’t date outside their race. Anderson partners with Essence.com to get viewer reactions, and the results are shocking. Jacque shares her own experience dating outside her race, and Anderson discusses a controversial new book, “Is Marriage for White People?” — which elicits a heated audience response.
Audience member Tyrone, a black man dating a white woman, commented, “Black women tend to have a certain amount of, for lack of a better word, attitude, that white women don’t have.”
How did you react when you heard this?
Here’s what Dali, another audience member had to say in response: “I don’t think that black women have attitude. I think that we’re more passionate.”
Kiana, an audience member on Thursday’s show, speaks her mind about what she thinks when she sees an interracial couple. “It makes me sick to see interracial couples,” says Kiana. She explains that in the area she’s from, a lot more black men go for white women and she believes it’s because white women allow black men to play a more dominant role.