My name is Tim and I recently saw a Youtube video you had posted wherein you interviewed Asian men and Black American women in NYC about their thoughts regarding interracial dating and marriage.
From there I found your other video to which I am responding.
Or, is beauty merely a social construct amplified by popular culture?
After more than a dozen interviews, I found some fascinating answers that go back two centuries of history.
First, I would just like to commend you for the outstanding work you have done and thank you for navigating these issues of race in the way that you do.
It is never easy to tackle since everyone’s feelings and opinions regarding their own background as well as the backgrounds of others oftentimes vary greatly; however, your honest engagement and down-to-earth personality make all the difference.
I couldn’t help but notice a peculiar trend: My white male friends were fascinated with the idea to hit on Asian girls. arker skin is always associated with more masculine faces,” Lewis told me in a phone conversation.Obviously the black guy is the only person who can truly know what it’s like to be a black guy right?Also a black guy who’s gone to Denny’s many many times would have even a more accurate opinion on the matter.My dad is of mixed European ancestry and self-identifies as White, and my mom is half Puerto Rican and half Italian and identifies as multi-racial (however, she acknowledges that she can oftentimes pass for White and as such does benefit from White privilege).I grew up in a predominantly White area and was one of the only Asian American students for the entirety of my grammar and high school career.