For a monthly fee, dating sites claim they'll do the math for you and spit out your soul mate in return.
Some websites gather data about you and crunch the numbers with all kinds of mathematical formulas and algorithms in order to fill up your inbox with compatible matches.
White women range from those so intrigued by black men that it veers into fetish to those so reluctant to date black men that it feels more racist than preference-driven.
These are generalizations, of course, but they are attitudes that I've personally encountered.
Get in the trenches with your people and they will respect you.
Don't just take credit for the good but take responsibility for the learning experience also.
That swath of generic ideas has an actual impact on culture and society, too.
Different societies apply differing criteria regarding who is classified as "black", and these social constructs have also changed over time.
Technology and competition for this lucrative market has made a mockery of it.
To the average person, thanks to bad press and other contributing factors, online dating has become somewhat of an un-trusted source for meeting people.
A recent report issued by the New York Times weighs in explaining why numbers and formulas are unlikely to help forge the perfect couple.
Hang on a minute, wasn't online dating designed to reduce the complexities of finding a partner in the first place?