Some people, in contrast, flout their parents’ wishes simply to rebel.
No child should feel pressured to go along with their parents’ racist beliefs.
Because the United States remains racially stratified, however, it’s considered advantageous for members of oppressed groups to pair up with those of more powerful groups.
From the Antebellum Era on, such partnerships have allowed people of color to gain access to a quality of life that likely would’ve eluded them otherwise.
You’ve dated a long line of losers—deadbeats, cheaters, manipulators.