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From professional athletes such as Robert Griffin III and rappers such as Kanye West to Will Smith in “Focus,” black men are often given the option to pursue love outside of their race while black women are not so subtly told to hold it down and “keep it real.” When it comes to dating, black women are supposed to wait on the perfect black Prince Charming or die alone.
ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua So far, thankfully, Lindsay is pushing against the box some viewers might want to put her in.
READ MORE: ‘The Bachelorette’ Gets Its First African-American Star: How It Almost Might Solve the Entire Franchise’s Diversity Problem “They wife others up with a quickness,” Issa declares, easily verbalizing what far too many of us have said away from mixed company.
That’s because in real life and in pop culture, rarely do we see ourselves – with the exception of Michelle Obama – as leading ladies.
For instance, what if Lindsay is given a predominately black pool of bachelors to choose from but actually prefers white men?
It’s plausible considering her attraction to Viall and the fact that her sister is happily married to a white man.
Fictional pursuits have also fallen short as fans of Lifetime’s “Un REAL” can attest. But the show fell apart when its non-black writers and producers haphazardly tackled too many social issues ranging from interracial dating to the Black Lives Matters movement.