Tag: teen vogue

by Latoya Peterson

Rachel Simmons, advice columnist to Teen Vogue, sent me an interesting query from one of her readers. The question? “I Like Him, But What If He’s Not Into Black Girls?”

Jacqueline, a biracial girl who just transferred to a predominately white area, writes:

For the most part, I’m treated like everyone else. But when it comes to dating and someone asks, “What do you think of Jackie?” People either respond nicely or say “I’m not really into black girls.”

This comes across to me as extremely unfair. I have a great personality, I get good grades, I try my best to be nice to everyone. The point is, I’m more than the color of my skin, and what’s wrong with black girls anyway?

Poor kid – I sent it around to the team, figuring we could all relate. And we could.
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October 15, 2009 / / celebrities