The Things that Hurt
Posted January 27, 2014on:
Great blog about interracial books and why people still have issues with reading them.
As a writer of interracial romance I knew there would be backlash. Anyone that steps away from what is considered normal faces this issue. It can pay off big or cost you your career.
There was a time when I was under the delusion race didn’t matter. My parents are those stupid ones that raised me to see the person not the race. Damn fools that they are. As my husband says, I can do that, I’m white. I can choose to be with the minority or majority, he cannot. Yep, I’m married to a black man. What can I say, I write what I know.
People tell me its 2014 there’s no racism. They told me that lie in 1998 when I married my husband. I have a feeling they’ll tell me the same thing in 2029. Yes the world is more accepting of others now, maybe not mixing…
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