Was the reason people got so upset about the Cheerios ad not just because it was an interracial family but because it featured a White woman with a Black man?
At Talking Points Memo, Nichole Perkins ponders this question, on this, the Holiest of Days for exploring issues concerning life and love (and race, it seems).
We scoured the interwebs and our own treasure trove of celebrity knowledge to bring you 15 women who shocked us just a bit when they stepped out with white men.
Judy Eddy/African-American author, poet, feminist, producer, civil rights activist and overall amazing woman Maya Angelou has devoted much of her life to giving an honest look inside black culture, particularly from a female point of view.
However, many people soon saw Asian intermarriage with Whites as a threat to American society.