And if grandma just can't get on board? Events Guide Television Theater Video: For example, I have a cousin who, to my knowledge, has only had girlfriends who are of color — and all but one of them, who was Latina, have been East Asian. Same with wiping down the counters - why bother when the next time he make a sandwich there will be new breadcrumbs? That was enough for them not to want to meet him.
I attended crawfish boils.
Bringing Home the Wrong Race
She understands why I kept quiet about it at first. Through the years we believe our family has embraced our son-in-law as openly as we know how. And being responsible for the ways in which your whiteness affects the world — and your relationship — is hard work, too. Have you dated interracially before and if so, how did your family react? I learned how to mud ride. My thought on race in Atlanta: Do you have any insight on how I can understand this behavior and more effectively discourage unready people from approaching me?