And, really, it roots deeper than my parents, my grandparents, and their parents before them.
Racial tension between Mexicans and blacks, especially on the west coast and in some parts of the south, is tied to an ugly history.
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There are white guys who will wine and dine a woman. However, in the battle between dating los Latinos versus the white boys, Latinos take the win.
It shows that he cares because he doesn’t want you to get hit by a car, and that he also takes charges.
About their mommas…Not to say they’re perfect – Latino men can be and jealous at times – but they have good intentions.
My mom knew her father wouldn't approve either way. She knew if she wanted to be with my dad, she'd have to runaway with him. Despite not knowing she was pregnant with my older brother at the time, she hid in a bunk in the back of my father's van and they crossed the border together.
They settled in a largely Mexican neighborhood in San Jose, California.
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When she’s not writing about sex and dating for Love Sujeiry, scoping out new artists for Just Breezies, or covering Miami’s nightlife for her own lifestyle site, Vique In The Mix, she’s being a “Momager” to her overly active son.
She believes that with love and kindness anything is possible.
While I've dated other races, I'm mostly attracted to black men.
My eyes and heart tend to steer me in that direction.