Interracial dating in the black community
This means everyone can live a superdiverse life, which can be achieved by participating in online communities for instance.Dating sites and applications, on which someone can find a partner based on their interests and preferences, have become very popular in the 21st century.Google Image provides us with interesting ideas about what is perceived as a ‘normal’ couple, and whether interracial couples are part of this ‘normality’.
In my Google search, I have chosen to search the terms ‘normal couple’, ‘couple’, ‘black couple’, and ‘white couple’ in Google Images. By searching: Google suggests that ‘normal couples’ and ‘white couples’ are the same kind of couples, as both of these searches only result in images of white couples.
The emergence of the internet has provided us with all kinds of dating communities on websites and social media.
This paper discusses how online interracial dating communities function in the 21st century.
This paper takes digital ethnography as an approach as it ''’’ (Hymes, as cited in Maly, 2016, p. I should also mention that it is not my belief that races are ‘out there’, but are rather socially constructed.
In my eyes, there is only one race: the human race. Therefore, I would much rather use the word 'intercolour' than 'interracial'.