A WHITE German businessman was viciously beaten up and his top black model girlfriend brutally battered and left with a broken leg in an alleged racist attack by star rugby players. The interracial couple were in the queue to cash up their winnings at the exclusive Time Square Casino at 3am when a white man flicked a lit cigarette towards Mirriam. I can handle three but 5 or 6 or 7 or however many it was was too much and I was beaten unconscious and when I came round they had all gone. She is the Naomi Campbell of South Africa.
I was talking to my friend, Kim, as we sipped cocktails at a bar in Hollywood. She followed my gaze. I nodded. She raised an eyebrow and slurped on her vodka cranberry. Some background might be helpful here.
I would always get defensive and force them to explain how they came to this conclusion. Apparently the way I carried myself and the way I spoke convinced them that I would attract mostly white guys. White guys tend to be a lot more adventurous and spontaneous. I have never been that girl who spent loads of money and half a day at the salon.
Janelle James. Being a Black girl is awesome, but society's ignorance consistently tried to bring us down. And it certainly doesn't get easier when you're a Black girl dating a white guy. Interracial dating is technically no longer taboo, but considering the way Black girls are judged for dating white guys, you'd think otherwise — and it comes at us from all sides, from being made to feel guilty for dating outside of your race to being told you're not good enough to date a white person. Here are just a few examples of the things Black girls everywhere are tired of hearing when they step out with a white guy:.