Black and white teen dating
Racism is a beast whose tentacles touch everything, from public policy and interpersonal interactions to academia and the Academy Awards.
People interact with that monster in various ways, including ways that reinforce white supremacy.
The fact that you are Black and your partner isn’t doesn’t mean she or he isn’t prejudiced against other people who look like you or that your partner can't commit racist acts.
A person could hold on to racist beliefs and still believe that “you’re one of the good ones."You don't have to get fresh cornrows, start listening to trap music, or attempt speaking African-American Vernacular English just because you're trying to date a Black dude. And remember, there's a difference between appreciation and appropriation, as Maisha Z.
Just a few years ago I owned a few rental trailers south of town. Whenever I made trips down their to collect rent or fix the plumbing or something I often encountered white Brenau girls, sometimes they had nothing on just hanging around with those guys. Parents should know what their children do and who their friends are.