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Men would actually take the time to write an entire personalized paragraph to introduce themselves, whereas a good portion of my in-mail was incoherent gibberish like: “How you are beautiful eyes and your beauty beloved charming you the most beautiful angel.” Say what?
Stephanie got more slightly better looking matches than I did.
(Crown), confirmed in hard facts what many heterosexual, single Black women already suspected about the online dating game: the odds are stacked, and not in our favor.
On the Ok Trends blog, Rudder reports, “82% of non-Black men on Ok Cupid show some bias against Black women.” Rudder goes on to say in his book that this means, “being Black basically costs you about three-quarters of a star [out of five] in your rating, even if you’re at the top.” Rudder’s findings certainly back the lackluster experience that I’ve endured on online dating sites, but even despite the cold hard data, I couldn’t help but wonder if other races of women really get more love.
Being white took away that extra hassle of having to carefully scrutinize a guy’s profile to gauge just how racist he might be.
I guess this is what we call white privilege, right?
Stephanie would have ended up watching Netflix alone on a Friday night, just like me.
Stephanie is an unassuming looking, moderately attractive white woman with dark brown hair and a warm smile.It seems like men are happy to look at a Black woman but won’t initiate flirting.