So it's no wonder we're thrilled for Black women who have found love—no matter the ethnicity of their partner.
Though Black men are still twice as likely as Black women to date outside their race, it seems more and more of us are becoming open to dating beyond the color line.
The couple has one daughter, Alexandria "Lexi" Zahra Jones, born in 2000, and were married until his death in 2016. Puck also has two sons from his second marriage to Barbara Lazaroff, Cameron and Byron.
Bowie had one other son, Zowie Bowie, aka Duncan Jones, b. Iman has a daughter, Zulekha Haywood, b 1978, with her second husband, Spencer Haywood. Age: 66 Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria Profession: Businessperson, Restaurateur, Actor, Voice acting, Chef Credits: The Smurfs, Iron Chef America, The Weather Man, The Muse, Food Fight, more Also Ranked #19 on The Most Entertaining Celebrity Chefs #8 on Celebrity Chefs You Most Wish Would Cook for You In 2013, Star Wars creator George Lucas married his second wife, Mellody Hobson.
Several famous white men are or have been married to black women.
Proving that love sees no color, some of the most well-known and powerful duos are of mixed races.
British screenwriter Ol Parker met actress Thandie Newton while working on a BBC film and married in 1998.
R&B singer Robin Thicke began dating actress Paula Patton when he was 16 and they married in 2005.The British rocker married the Somali-American model in 1992 and seem more in love than ever before.Robert De Niro's first wife, Diahnne Abbott, acted in supporting roles in several of his films, including .It didn't matter to me if she was Black or White."That's why he was surprised at the negative reaction he received from some loved ones, mainly those in North Carolina.A long conversation with his mother helped him understand why some Black women in the family were hurt by his decision."When I was able to step back and put myself in their shoes, I could understand their perspective, even though I didn't agree," Hargrove says. Some of Hargrove's in-laws made it known that he wasn't welcome.Lachon, who is seeing a White man, has experienced her share of adverse reaction."I've come across a lot of men who tell me I should be ashamed and say things like, "It's not too late to come home" or "He won't know what to do with all of that." I've heard it all. But the negative comments can be more distressing when they come from family or close friends.