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The website African and Asian American Unity has tools for getting to know the other culture that include instructions on how to keep a bonsai, cook Chinese greens and participate in Kwanzaa.
It also has a highly insightful advice column, "Ask Mike," in which a bald, slim, goateed Black man will answer your romantic questions at great length for free.
It seems likely that the increase in this kind of dating owes more to demographics than anything else, and such couples continue to face challenges.
None of the couples I heard from or about while reporting this story had any military background whatsoever, and all had faced or expected strong resistance from the Asian partner's family.
"My family was more open initially than hers, even though we had all known each other.
The only way I can put it is, African Americans in America are at the bottom." Mark dated all kinds of women, but said he "always had a thing for Asian women.
The women exhibit some level of conflict with their cultures and are slightly neurotic: Ming Na dreaded telling her immigrant parents that she was having a baby out of wedlock; Nagra quit her job in a bout of rebellion against family expectation to work as a convenience store clerk. Phifer grew up without a father and has a temper; Gallant went off to serve in Iraq.
The sugary romance between the excessively noble characters played by Parminder Nagra and Shafiq Atkins on ER follows the much hotter one between Ming Na Wen and Mekhi Phifer that ended two seasons ago.Mark was born and raised in Vallejo, where Filipinos started arriving when he was about 11, and his wife's family immigrated then.The couple draws the same number of stares from Blacks and Asians as they did in the 1980s, and also faced family conflict in spite of having grown up together.Web-surfing indicates that younger people do indeed draw those lines, at least for purposes of fulfilling their attractions.On Tribe NY, I found a group for Asian women who love Black men, and on I found Black men who love Asian women.