Black and white couples tell you what true love is

Black and white dating is more normal everyday, a lot of people are inclined towards it. Dating a person from a race different to yours,gives you the opportunity to learn something new every single day of your life. You get to know about your partner’s lifestyle, traditions,cultures, food and everything else.

Interracial relationships are a natural product of a tolerant society where people of different races understand each other and fall in love while celebrating their differences. Black and white couple is beautiful, and their mixed babies are healthy and beautiful. The distinct difference in their parents’ genetics lowers the chance of birth defects, and positive traits from both sides are apparent in their children.

Below are some wonderful black and white couples show why their love matters. If you are a black woman, or white man, or white woman, or black man who wants to look beyond the skin color and seek an interracial single for friendship, dating or even a marriage, join today to discover how easy it is to be one of the lucky in love.

Altheria & Francisco

Altheria & FranciscoFrancisco is as proud of his Mexicanness as I am of my Blackness! Instead of pretending to be blind to our differences, we acknowledge our cultural backgrounds as they have helped shaped us into the individuals we each love and admire. Our distinct cultural traditions make our lives rich and vibrant! We watch Mexican soccer and we watch U.S. football. We celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King and we celebrate Cesar Chavez. We eat tortillas and we eat cornbread. We listen to Maná and we listen to Beyoncé. We speak English, and we speak Spanish.

As individuals of color, we have a shared consciousness of how colonialism and racism and nativism and capitalism continually work together to oppress our folk. Our relationship matters for many reasons, but perhaps most importantly because we are a symbol of resistance. We resist those who want to define interracial love as deviant. Our union is not miscegenation. There is nothing “mis” or “bad” about it. Instead, it is a striking amalgamation of all the richness that our cultures means to us.

Our relationship matters because we choose to live and love in a society that is intent and strategic in positioning Mexicans and Blacks at odds with each other. We resist this positioning. Through our friends and family, we are purposeful in bringing members of both ethnicities together. We were married on March 28 last year in Guadalajara, Mexico. Since our first date in 2012, we have visited more than ten countries together, our mere presence attesting to our right to choose the partner who makes our hearts sing and to the beauty of Blexican love!

Nora & Todd

Nora and ToddOur interracial relationship matters because we prove to the world everyday that love has and should have no boundaries. We have been together for 25 years and have 3 amazing children. We have experienced our share of racism and bigotry from all sides but we remain and will remain steadfast in our conviction that love sees no color, and despite hardships our love is stronger and our bond is unbreakable.

Adia & Benjamin

Adia and BenjaminMy relationship matters because it's rooted in our shared faith in God and deep respect for who were are as individuals. Our relationship has helped bridge the gap on a small scale; of cultural divides in our social circles.

This is my first inter-racial relationship and his and we've learned there are differences, but not as many as we both originally believed. Loving Ben is like home to me, a home that has no color or limitations.

Olivia & Matt

Olivia and MattThere are so many reasons why he is my person, but one reason he's special is because he is so incredibly woke. I've never met a white man that tries so hard to be in tune with the black American experience. He's been raising his adopted 17 year old African-American brother for the past 5 years since his mom passed.

From watching (and re-watching) "Lemonade" or "Girlhood" to attending panels with Janet Mock and Angelica Ross or discussing the PBS Black Panthers documentary, he's such a gem! I was so nervous to show him my natural hair, but on this day, he said he wanted to get "crown crunk." It's not the most flattering picture of us, but I love it. And him

April & Parker

April and ParkerThis is my boyfriend Parker and I. We met as campus counselors in Oklahoma. We met from his sister introducing us and we hit it off right before sophomore year of college! We found out we both went to the same college and from there it was chemistry! I love him so much and wouldn't change a thing. We have been together for almost two years.

Our interracial relationship matters because we love each other beyond our skin color and our cultures. We have to fight everyday basic prejudice from others, but we know we want to have a life together one day. Our families were initially hesitant but are both behind us. We do plan to marry soon. Our relationship matters for other people like us who want to love in the open without being banned from their families and they just want to love who they want freely.

Darrell & Keia

Darrell and KeiaMy interracial relationship matters because it shows what love really is. Two people being brought together to share their life. Skin tone should not be deal breaker for anyone. Loving a person's heart, mind, and spirit is what's important.

Looks will fade but knowing you are with someone that is your partner in life (and sometimes crime lol) is what matters when my boobs drop and his six pack fades, we will be sitting on the porch talking crazy to another.

Susanna & Nikia

Susanna and NikiaMy interracial relationship matters because I want our future children to look at us and experience freedom, on so many levels.

When kids can see the future of the world in front of them, a reality that has overcome (but continues to fight) racism, homophobia and sexism, then we start to see real change in our lifetime. I want them to live in and celebrate that freedom.

Tre & Jamie

Tre and JamieWe are not a couple because of, or in spite of, our race or ethnicity. We are with each other because of the individuals we are and the love we share. Race and culture play a big part in our identity and life, but what makes us appreciate one another is how we as individuals integrate our experiences, think about things, and react to situations. We both believe that our relationship is more interesting than any previous, and part of the reason is our differing races. We have learned a lot about diversity from one another.

While we have learned more about the cultures each one of us is from, we have also found that our relationship has made us more understanding of how individuals from all different cultures vary in amazing ways. Noticing differences in race and ethnicity does not make us think that people should be separated by their skin tone, but rather, it makes us realize that we should all come together because we have so much to learn from one another. (And we have so much different, delicious food to share among cultures!) We choose to share what we have learned from our interracial relationship with family, friends, and classmates in the hopes of spreading, understanding and promoting acceptance of diversity. The two of us have been open and honest about race and its impacts on our relationship and society as a whole from the beginning and we will continue to do so, even if the conversations get tough. All in all, we know that we are in an awesome relationship and we wouldn’t trade it for anything.

Chima & Laura

Chima and LauraSince youth, I was told that I was only allowed to marry a girl of my own race. I was warned that straying away from my dark brown skin was unethical, and unacceptable. I was informed that a relationship outside of my melanin could never work. Until I met my Laura.

She was the first person to ever disprove the warnings I had been given, and helped me realize that I can truly spend my life with someone despite our differences in pigmentation. My relationship matters, because in Laura, I found a best friend, a lover, and a soon to be wife. None of this would have been possible without Loving v. Virginia.

Sharon & Vincent

Sharon and VincentLove transcends racial and cultural differences. Although we come from very different backgrounds, the two of us share important values. The silk screen in the background of our wedding picture says it all, 'One Race-Human-One Love.

Jasmine & Roope

Jasmine and RoopeMy wonderful partner, Roope, was living 4000 miles away in Finland when we met during his first visit to New York City in 2014. We fell in love deeply and quickly soon after that. Our interracial relationship matters because we can live, laugh, and love out in the open and free of ridicule, which is a privilege that I know many still do not have even in 2016.

We have both learned a lot about each other's cultures and how different life is when you're both a different race and nationality in America. Our relationship has opened both our minds to each other's worlds and, I think, we've become better people because of it.

Keosha & Jonathan

Keosha and JonathanOur interracial relationship matters because love isn't simple but family is. We are getting married in August of this year, and it each day I see the strength in our love and our family. I have no need to prove our love to people who assume we are not together because the idea of a black woman and a white man being in love is beyond their reality, and quite frankly, confuses them.

I cannot stop people who see me holding his son's (now my son's) hand in the street from assuming that I am the nanny. Not seeing our love makes things complicated and fuels an ignorance that has plagued our society for generations. I realized that I cannot fix those thoughts in people. I can just love my family. Yes, I am Black and he is White but more importantly, he is the man that loves me. And just as important, I love him.

TaRaea & Bryan

TaRaea and BryanMy husband and I have been married for almost 4 years and together for almost 9 years. Both of our parents are in interracial marriages that have lasted 30+ years.

Our parents embodied the freedom to love someone based on who they are, regardless of their skin color. We are immensely thankful for Mr. & Mrs. Loving for fighting for the basic human right of marring whomever you want.

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