Anti dating interracial
I laughed a lot at the jokes partly because I was so uncomfortable.Tavis: I didn’t come away from it questioning you, Michelle.I felt this huge element of guilt while watching it, like everything I do is so transparent.I was so scared that I was causing Tavis pain or discomfort in any way by just not being aware of his experience.I wasn’t so aware that he still felt that way, even after two years of us being together.Tarek: Once you get more used to people at a personal level these things don’t play as big of a role, but you can’t help but always have these things at the back of your mind.
Right before going into the movie I was telling him about a family reunion we do every year, and I was like: “You’re going to come, right?
I just kind of saw Rose as the conduit through which privilege and microaggressions occurred.
I think people saw a strict black-male white-woman romantic relationship, whereas I saw it as more of a black-white relationship in general.
But when they heard that my father was black they wanted nothing to do with us.
So I guess I was exposed to it at such a young age it doesn’t bother me anymore.