The women, who although aren’t technically white, were still viewed by many as fitting the stereotype of black athletes preferring white women to black women, spurring plenty of nasty comments. If you look at the country as a whole, interracial dating and marriage is becoming more acceptable: a record 14.6 percent of new marriages in 2008 were interracial.But, 22 percent of black men married someone outside of their race, compared to 9 percent of black women who did so.

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He wrote last year that one big problem when talking about black men dating white women is the “kind of collectivist approach toward something as individual and private as marriage.” He continues: I’m a black dude hooked up with a black woman–but I don’t sleep with ‘black people.’ ‘Black people’ don’t pay half of my rent.

‘Black people’ didn’t take my son to tennis lessons this week.

‘Black people’ didn’t support me while I was trying to make it a writer.

13 incident at the W Hotel, in which he allegedly fondled a cocktail waitress’ breast.

According to the indictment, Haynesworth told a security guard, “I didn’t touch her” and that the waitress was “a little black girl” and he “doesn’t even like black girls.” Later, according to the indictment, Hanyesworth told detectives “I know what this is about, she is just upset I have a white girlfriend.

I couldn’t tell you the last time I dated a black girl. Despite obvious problems with such a “victim-blaming” defense, Haynesworth’s remarks touch upon a sensitive topic: interracial dating and black athletes dating white women.

This really came to the fore nationally at the height of the Kardashians’ fame, when two of famous sisters were dating black athletes.

Howard Stern had an interview with Kim and Khloe Kardashian.

During the show, Howard asked them why they are so obsessed with dating black men and seem desperate to be apart of the black community.