To watch more Upworthy originals, click HERE and follow Phoebe on [email protected] Comedy.A Charm City girl in the Windy City, L’Oreal Thompson Payton is a professional storyteller with a penchant for people and a passion for purple. The cares of the day didn’t weigh down your relationship. Flaws took a back seat and you focused on the good qualities. When you were dating you prepared to see one another A fresh shower, perfume and cologne. There is no way you would let your Boo see you halfway put together.
Remember the smile that came to your face when you saw her entering the room. Of course, Black folks’ petition to take up space extends to the police who take oaths to serve and protect us, and the political leaders who are responsible for enacting legislation that will hold those who oppress and abuse us responsible, but our demands must also extend to those who claim to love us.This notion of loving Black people radically is not a new concept, and loving Black people radically means more than just sexing us, partnering with us, or even creating family structures with us.Most daters on mainstream sites like OKCupid, Tinder and are white.And the statistics say that most of those white men are looking to date someone who “share their racial background.” That means that, for the most part, black women’s profiles are passed by.