Race dating*Whew!

With shows such as MTVs “Catfish” –  making it scarier and scarier to get online to look for love anyway, African Americans – especially the so-called black millennials, those ages 18 to 34, face challenges in this area unlike other cultures – especially when it comes to “colorblind” dating.

They may have embraced online dating services like OkCupid and mobile applications such as Tinder, where users can simply “swipe right to like or left to pass” as they scroll the sites for dating and hookup options, but they can’t escape the fact that race continues to permeate and sometimes even dominate their thoughts when creating the profiles for these sites.

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