Dating european black women
But for those with an open mind and pioneering spirit, anything is possible.In a new series of articles, black women living outside of Europe share their views from the other side.Nakandi: Why I Prefer Being a Black Woman in Europe than the USABY ZARA CHIRONThere are many who ask me if, as a black woman, I prefer my life in Europe over my life in the USA. Like everywhere else in the world, Europe has racism, and is far from being perfect (Spain, France for example). We are not living in a post-racial world, and Africans are still seen as the bottom of the barrel.The extent and expression of the racism depends on the country, naturally.But I find that, overall, the racism I have experienced of Western/Southern and Northern Europe and Europeans, I can handle. ) as it is about being able to better navigate and challenge it without necessarily feeling constantly overwhelmed by it.Being a Black Woman in Europe I especially prefer being a black woman in Europe.
I met incredible people both within the group of Americans I traveled with and amongst the local population.
American society often limits Black beauty to European standards; the slimmer the nose, the lighter the skin and the straighter the hair, the more Black women are embraced.
But in some countries African-American women are loved simply as they are.
In our third article, Betty Byte (not her real name) spells out why she is determined to live in Europe. A benediction that was given to me a long ago from a beautiful, elegant black female co-worker of mine at my first job post college.
She said overseas I would be showered with more male attention that I’d ever know what to do with and that if I stayed enough, I’d be married.