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The more we interrogate our choices a bit more online, then, just maybe, love won't be too far off.
Kamala Harris and businesswoman Mellody Hobson have in common? But despite these real-world examples of interracial relationships, a 2010 Pew Research Center report found that black women are the least likely group of women to marry, especially outside of their own race.
When we don't acknowledge racism in our communities, we can't be too surprised to see its manifestations in our dating lives, too.
There is good news, though — many of the experts I spoke to for Date My Race talked about how we have been socialised to be attracted to certain groups, whether it's within our own race or outside of it.
And because it's something we learn to do, we can also unlearn whatever ideas we may have about certain groups of people.
Greater representation in the media could also help reduce the bad experiences people of colour have on online dating sites.
This particular exchange, though, was slightly different to the usual ones.