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Jill: Jarrett was the first black guy I ever dated. We vibed on the fact that we both have really crazy work ethics. The daily struggle — sometimes when we would walk into the room, I would be the only Latina or I'd comment to Jarrett, "You're the only black guy here."Jarrett: We are definitely both successful in our fields and able to pay our rent on time. Jill: I was a little bit wary of how my family would be toward him.
Any guy I'd ever brought home was a Spanish-speaker. It was like, "Oh, my gosh, how is he even going to talk to anybody? I would have been praised for dating a white man because my babies would have come out with green eyes and "good hair." I know my family isn't ignorant, but I didn't want them to think he was a thug.
Jarrett: I'm thinking of a time where we were in a social setting, and a white male decided to call me "my nigga." I knew this person, but he wasn't my friend. I'll love them regardless if they're white, black, yellow, green — it doesn't matter." Our country has some catching up to do.
Jarrett: You have beautiful mixed babies out there that people are going gaga over. When we started dating, I was exposed to how a lot of Dominican women like to get their hair done. They go to a salon or at home, they wash their hair and put it in the rolos and they sit under a hot dryer. I wash my hair and let it air dry — put it in a bun, braid it.
I mean most of us Hispanics are not really white nor are we black, and I think that too much racial mixing (especially with blacks) would definitely be bad too.
in a fight, even if he's shorter than the rest of the boys. I love sharing my culture with a man who understands where I come from — the traditions, the food, the Spanglish. According to a 2012 report, Hispanics make up 45 percent of interracial marriages.
So, what makes black men more appealing to some Latinas?
I have Cuban friends that told me that blacks over there and other Latin American countries realize their position, that they are less attractive and less capable than non-black Hispanics are (it has nothing to do with communism over there, just the culture).
So this is a kind of hypocrisy I think many cultures have, and it's not something that's going to be ever be eliminated you know.
I asked, and a few women spoke to me about their love of black men: Best of Both Worlds “For me, black men identify with both sides of me," said Adayna, 39, about her experience with dating black men versus dating Latinos.