Don’t try to downplay her cause she’s white.” But not everyone agreed.
Josh White wrote: “I just like interracial dating .
This, she explains in her now-viral post, is troubling on a few levels.
“You’re likely to be intentionally targeting a certain brand of white women because they’re as not privy to your bulls - - t as black women; having been raised around or by you,” she says. They are much more ‘difficult’ for you to manipulate.” Her post drew praise from some women.
He’s been a vocal supporter of Colin Kaepernick and several other players using their position for the greater good, but one follower just can’t accept Sharpe’s pro-Black stance while dating non-Black women.
Twitter user Cynthia G called out Sharpe and La Var Ball for dating and marrying White women while still receiving praise from the Black community, suggesting that Black women who date outside of their race, such as Serena Williams and Halle Berry, are shamed for doing so.
Black Men accept La Var Ball & Shannon Sharpe (who never dated black wmn) having white spouses & consider them pro black because, they spend part of their time talking about racism & part time sleeping with white women but, Halle Berry & Serena Williams are Sellouts & Bed Wenches.
pic.twitter.com/Zfk ICHAXqp — Cynthia G (@Cynthia_G1984) November 23, 2017 While La Var Ball may just have more important things to worry about right now, Sharpe took the time to respond to the tweet, letting the follower know that he isn’t seeking approval from anyone and will date whom he chooses.
So perhaps color doesn't matter in this case, as long as a woman can find someone who treats her well.
By dating a black man, we don't think that's an extension of “I have black friends, therefore I'm not racist." If we were racist, we wouldn't be dating a black guy in the first place.