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Now that I am a mom of a black boy, this conversation about black men dating white women has once again fallen into my lap.

Many people who aren't normally subjected to racism might wonder why a person who has these views about Black Lives Matter would date a black woman. First of all, racists hardly like to identify as being racist.

While I am not opposed to him dating anyone who makes him happy, regardless of race, I will warn him that because he is a black man in America, there are real risks associated with him dating white women.

I will warn him that if he and his white girlfriend happen to get into a fight in view of the neighbors, there's a chance that the cops may be called, because in the eyes of the police, being an unarmed black man is reason enough to shoot someone.

She acted perfectly fine with it, and even referred to it as line.

This awkward sexualization isn't uncommon for black women in the dating world, and neither are the other racist undertones of the season.

On a hot summer day in August 1955, a 14-year-old black boy was hanging out around a grocery store in Money, Mississippi.

His friends dared him to walk into the store and ask the white cashier for a date, so he complied.

A few weeks later, the boy, Emmett Till, was beaten beyond recognition and died three days later.