Interracial Relationships

Why Did a Cheerios Commercial Spark a Racist Meltdown?

Charmaine Nelson | Posted 08.05.2013 | Canada Living
Charmaine Nelson

The controversy over the new Cheerios ad is not about a fear of cross-racial contact in general, but the fear of a certain type of cross-racial contact -- that between black men and white women. To understand the specific nature of this particular racist outburst, we need to go back to slavery.

Dating Outside of Your Race

Nicole Forrester | Posted 02.13.2012 | Canada Living
Nicole Forrester

Do not use stereotypes to appear knowledgeable about your beloved's race. Obviously, a difference in race does exist and there is nothing wrong with acknowledging these differences, but you don't need to live in the land of labels.