READ MORE: Diversity at the SAG Awards: ‘Hidden Figures’ and Other Major Black Film Wins Take a Step Towards Normalizing Inclusion Never mind the fact that Williams once dated a few beloved black bachelors, including rappers Common and Drake.Williams has also been criticized for being too “masculine” by some and too sexy by others and despite it all, she has managed to still love herself and finally find love on her own terms.
ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua So far, thankfully, Lindsay is pushing against the box some viewers might want to put her in.
There was even a short-lived racial discrimination lawsuit in 2012. Juan Pablo Galavis, the first Latino suitor on “The Bachelor,” turned out to be a public relations nightmare three years ago.
Not only did the Season 18 suitor treat women abominably but he made homophobic statements in an interview that rankled a number of contestants and viewers.
READ MORE: The New ‘Doctor Who’: A Plea for Diversity and 13 Dream Doctors Speaking of strength, black women are probably the only women shunned socially for appearing too strong.
It’s a stigma we’ve had to shake off for far too long writes Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn, co-author of the book “Swirling: How to Date, Mate and Relate Mixing Race, Culture and Creed.” The book, released in 2012, encourages black women to date men of all races in order to find their happily ever after.