When I walked into World of Beer that night, people were hanging out, watching basketball. I scanned the room to find a small check-in table in the back, where a couple of bubbly women greeted me. ” they asked, instructing me to write my name and email address on a sheet of paper. “I used my powers of persuasion to get one of the gents at the bar to participate.”) The men who did show up appeared to be either in their 20s or 40s.
One was Puerto Rican, and one told me he was 1/16th Cherokee.
“I also think that men of different races feel the same way—they assume that black women don’t desire them.
So you have these two groups of people who are truly open but there is somewhat of a communication breakdown that is keeping them apart.” Speaking of communication breakdown: I didn’t see those fliers. The organizers corralled the participants into a backroom, where the guys sat at high-top tables, waiting to be approached. As a last-minute addition, I suspected he didn’t pay .
But most of them were white, and most expected to meet only African American women.
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“A lot of speed dating is too general.” As of February, they had two other planned events, one for lesbians and one for urban professionals.
” “I think it’s just ‘interracial’ generally,” I respond.