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Interracial dating: “People kept asking ‘where is she from?'”


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by Filomena Kaguako
21st May 2021

Read time: 7 mins

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With diversity on the rise, what struggles do interracial couples continue to face today? Filomena Kaguako speaks to three couples about their experiences.

IMAGE is re-publishing this article as part of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. The vast majority of stories reported on interracial couples highlight the struggles that come with dating interracially. They centre on the micro-aggressions interracial couples find themselves on the receiving end of and the countless incidents of racism and unfair criticism. However, with diversity on the rise and intercultural mixing becoming more common practice, what struggles do interracial couples...

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