Interracial-dating anxiety a sin of our own making | The Columbus Dispatch.

And this is why we have websites like Interrace Today. Even though most people don’t visit our humble little site, apparently don’t post comments or look at our multicultural greeting cards, we see the need to continue..if for no other reason than to try to somehow open the eyes and minds of people such as the author of this piece.

Racism

Racism (Photo credit: Nathan T. Baker)

It’s great that she reveals her inherent racism and is willing to be open about it to the point that she can admit she felt and acted racist but tried to see the young man her daughter wanted to date as equal and as human as herself (despite the fact that his skin is darker), but the pity is that the feelings were still there and not outgrown or rationalized as insubstantial.