The book of Ruth tells a delightful story of a foreigner who became part of the lineage of Christ.
The harlot, Rahab, also of another nation, is included in the lineage of Christ as recorded in Matthew 1.
Moses' wife was of another race and in Numbers 12:1-15 Aaron and Miriam were punished for criticizing this interracial marriage.
The raping of African-American women by plantation owners and other powerful whites during this period have cast an ugly shadow on relationships between black women and white men.
On the flip side, African American men who so much as looked at a white women could be killed, and brutally so.
and, depending on who you are, I know what you’re thinking when I say that. How can you know what you like if you’ve never dated different races?
Non-Asian guys usually take a step back, take a good look at me, and, with the little wheels in their heads slowly chugging away, they find the only feasible sentence worth saying is, simply: To which I cheerfully reply, “Nope. I just hate ugly faces.” Watching them walk away with those faces contorted with puzzlement is so amusing, but that’s only if they leave at that moment. “Well…what do Asian guys have that make them so special? You’re too young to say what you do and don’t like…” etc.