And no, preferring to date someone of a particular race isn't in itself racist.
Rudder writes: “Beauty is a cultural idea as much as a physical one, and the standard is of course set by the dominant culture. One interesting thing about OKCupid’s interface is that we allow people to select more than one race, so you can actually look at people who’ve combined ‘white’ with another racial description. In fact it goes a long way toward undoing any bias against you.” This data raises SOME interesting questions — for one thing, are these patterns mirroring the real world?
The media has conditioned us to worship studies that they push forward.
For some alleged phenomenon to become scientific doctrine, much is required of the studies - much that I almost never see shown by the media.
Asian men and black men received fewer messages than white men, while black women received the fewest messages of all users.
Today, OKCupid data scientists released another post, revisiting the data to see if anything had changed over the course of five years.