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Malcolm x on interracial dating

But in the Autobiography [of Malcolm X]—the draft of which had been completed, with the help of journalist Alex Haley, only shortly before the assassination— Malcolm tells a story that sheds light on the speed and degree of his later evolution on this question.

The most likely interracial marriage is between Hispanics and non-Hispanics, followed by those between white men and Asian American women. From NPR: “It reflects the status hierarchy,” says Roderick J. “If you’re trying to marry up, clearly whites are it. residents were multiracial, about 7,000 of whom reported to be black and some other race.

It was a vicious system, instilling deep mental enslavement in our people. Malcolm X asked the question in the 60’s: Who Taught You to Hate Yourself?

When you look at the African American community, are people really surprised by 70% of Black children being raised by single mothers; all the while, you have folks telling our community, you can love who you want–it’s ok if a Black man marries a white woman–while he just impregnates a Black one.

It showed me how any country’s moral strength, or its moral weakness, is quickly measurable by the street attire and attitude of its women—especially its young women.

Wherever the spiritual values have been submerged, if not destroyed, by an emphasis upon the material things, invariably, the women reflect it.


  1. Jun 4, 2014. I have my own unique experiences and some of them include having dated women who are white, but because interracial dating is such a historically tense and loaded subject, it's hardly ever looked at with. Yeah I read Souls of Black Folks, I read The Autobiography of Malcolm X, and I read Soul on Ice.

  2. Sophia, a "Negro-crazy" white woman, was Malcolm's girl friend for several years. Because of Sophia, Malcolm jilted Laura. The Autobiography of Malcolm X. Malcolm X and Alex Haley. BUY. SHARE. BUY. Illicit sex was attractive to her, and the most illicit form of sex was interracial. Malcolm never elaborates upon his.

  3. Oct 19, 2011. I have never, literally seen, so many interracial couples *married and dating. I notice particularly that black men are with white women, which is typical, but I've never seen it in such high numbers in one area. I account this to the fact that I've never lived in a predominantly white town. It was so noticeable to.

  4. Apr 27, 2010. Malcolm X explaining the mentality behind why Black men love white women and white people in general. Although I have not been in an interracial relationship, I must admit that interracial relationships don't benefit black men and women. They are not beneficial in the long term because of the white.

  5. Mar 20, 2014. Why Is Interracial Relationships/Marriage Being Promoted To Black People. When you look at many shows on televisions, in the past 2 years, there have been over 22 shows that had IR couples mostly Black women/white. Malcolm X asked the question in the 60's Who Taught You to Hate Yourself?

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