” The narratives we collected were each told from the perspective of a woman; they share what it really means for them to grow up black and Latino.
Though miscegenation has been legal in America since 1967, interracial dating remains taboo in many racial cultures.
Despite the cloud of condemnation, some Latina women are disregarding the stigma and choosing to date outside their race.
I asked, and a few women spoke to me about their love of black men: Best of Both Worlds “For me, black men identify with both sides of me," said Adayna, 39, about her experience with dating black men versus dating Latinos.
” is what the Puerto Ricans that I grew up around in the South Bronx used to joke.
It meant listening to lots of merengue and bachata (especially as you cleaned the house).