Unlike other dating experts, hers is a success story. Here’s what she had to say: Candice: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and how you’ve become an advocate for interracial couples?
Christelyn: As with most advocacy, my motivation comes from having my own experiences.
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Shepherd said that she understands why this upsets Scott, but that interracial marriage doesn't bother her generally."I do have a problem with black men who will leapfrog over black women to go to another race, where I feel like you don't want me, you will step all over me to go over to this other side," Shepherd said.
All of this leading to an internalized oppression that has been passed down through the generations.When I started dating my husband back in 1999, there was absolutely no place, discussion or support for Black women who were dating and/or married interracially.Necessity is the mother of invention when it comes to the work I do!I also advocate because Black women are at a unique dating disadvantage in America.Marriageable Black women outnumber marriageable Black men by the millions.