This perhaps why co-host Jacque Reid decided to back out of a challenge proposed by an online dating service.
Reid who is also a correspondent for the “Tom Joyner Morning Show” and editor of Singleand Living Fab.com, has always been vocal about being content with her single status – “I’m not desperate to get married”. Be that as it may, Reid who is clearly beautiful, well-educated and successful represents a huge number of Black women who fit that description and still have a challenging time finding their ideal partner.
The purpose of this article is to assist mental health counselors and student affairs practitioners to gain a better understanding of the challenges 21st century Black college women may face in their attempt to develop intimate heterosexual relationships with Black men. Interracial dating attitudes among college students.
Consequently, higher education leaders have the opportunity to support Black women in their quest to establish a healthy identity by providing educational opportunities within co-curricular and academic contexts to meet the needs of this unique population of students.
Among blacks, men are much more likely than women to marry someone of a different race.It is also a convenient way to sift through options until you find the one that works.Some people are open about their online dating activity while others prefer to explore under the radar.The implementation of culturally relevant interactive workshops, case studies, and conversations focused on the positive contributions and value of Black women may aid them as they wrestle with relationship issues during the crucial process of developing a salubrious evolving identity. It is imperative that college counselors and student affairs professionals strive to augment appropriate multicultural awareness, knowledge and skills necessary to effectively assist Black women grappling with relationship issues as they move through the process of identity development. The hip hop generation: Young blacks and the crisis in African-American culture.