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There are lots of dating sites catering to people of certain identities, like jdate. But while sites catering to specific religions help adherents meet requirements of their faith, and sites for people with shared interests help connect likeminded souls, Where White People Meet is just another example of racism. White people are already one of the most desired demographics on most dating sites anyway.
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And according to a recent study out of Australia on online dating apps, people who display a marked romantic preference for one race are more likely to be racist. It was after sending a picture of my face to another person on the internet.
When people dismiss others solely on their race, they should at least begin being honest and calling their desire what it actually is. To deny a person based solely on racial and ethnic identity without even getting to know them, instead of giving their numerous non melanin-related aspects a chance, is racism — both on- and offline.
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