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13th Jul '17 9:25:36 PM DrOO7
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** The woman also mentions that they've dealt with nasty comments, and towards the end of the film, the father realizes that the man quit his job after his boss himself said something rude.



* During the '80s, ''Series/GeneralHospital'' had Tom and Simone. Her mother disapproved.
** Ten years later, Keesha Ward and Jason Quartermaine. Their respective grandparents disapproved. His because of the frequent clashes that the two families had had over the years, hers because she feared that his family would eventually put their collective foot down and forbid Jason from seeing her. This never happened and both families warmed up to and accepted the relationship once they realized that each was a lovely person that anyone would want to be part of their family.

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During the '80s, ''Series/GeneralHospital'' had Tom and Simone. Her mother disapproved.
** *** Ten years later, Keesha Ward and Jason Quartermaine. Their respective grandparents disapproved. His because of the frequent clashes that the two families had had over the years, hers because she feared that his family would eventually put their collective foot down and forbid Jason from seeing her. This never happened and both families warmed up to and accepted the relationship once they realized that each was a lovely person that anyone would want to be part of their family.family.
*** And ten years after that, Nikolas Cassadine and Gia Campbell. His uncle Stefan disapproved, though he swore that it was ''not'' Gia's race that was the problem, but rather the fact that she was not a member of the aristocracy, an absolute must for a potential bride of Nikolas.
** ''Series/AllMyChildren'''s Tom and Livia dealt with this. While most of their problems were typical soap problems, they seemed to be exacerbated by the racial difference--when her son's father resurfaced, Tom feared she would end their relationship, not just to rekindle an old romance, but because she might prefer to be with a black man.
** ''Series/AsTheWorldTurns'''s Jessica and Duncan. Shockingly, it was one of the town's most beloved citizens, Lisa, who had a problem with it. They eventually married and had a daughter, who herself played this out when she grew up.
** ''Series/{{Passions}}'''s Julian and Eve, who could possibly be considered one of the show's [[SuperCouple super couples]]. Dialogue makes it quite clear that their racial difference is why his father forced them apart.
** ''Series/OneLifeToLive'''s Kevin and Rachel. Her father pretty much hated Kevin and the idea of them dating and gave them grief the entire time (quite hypocritical considering that his ex-wife, Rachel's mother, was white).
25th Jun '17 8:32:25 PM AlleyOop
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* In the ''Franchise/{{XMen}}'', veteran X-men Wolverine and Storm are a romantic couple in various alternate realities. In the main universe, they finally hook up after being BFF's for the longest time when Storm is on the rebound after her ex-husband, the Black Panther, unilaterally annuls their marriage. The way they actually get together has UnfortunateImplications for Storm's character though, as she seduces Wolverine to get revenge at/and to spite her ex-husband after a video conference between the two of them in which he says that he's okay with whoever she chooses to love after him, ''except for Wolverine, who he expressly asks her not to date.''
** Any pairing involving Storm. She's also been paired together with white guys ComicBook/{{Quicksilver}}, ComicBook/{{Gambit}}, ComicBook/{{Cyclops}}, [[ComicBook/SubMariner Namor]], Beast, and even ComicBook/{{Thor}} and Dracula in other alternate realities.
* Psionic mutant wannabe-revolutionary and teenage rebel without a cause Quentin Quire has been shown to have a fetish for black girls (he likes blondes too though) as his first official girlfriend is his younger Nigerian teammate Idi and he was also smitten with the Wakandan teenage metahuman Asha.
* Marvel Comics is rather fond of this, as a number of its historically white male superheros and supervillains have had black girlfriends. Most prominent of which is white martial artist [[ComicBook/ImmortalIronFist Iron Fist]] and black cyborg mercenary [[ComicBook/HeroesForHire Misty Knight]].
* The movie version of ComicBook/NickFury, a black man, becomes a CanonImmigrant to the main comic universe, when he is introduced as the son of the original Nick Fury, a white man, and a one-time girlfriend who was a fellow secret-agent (and an expy of Pam Grier in her 70's blaxpoitation action heroine roles).
* The main comic universe version of ''Franchise/{{Blade}}'', the Daywalker is the son of a white Latverian revolutionary (who later became a vampire and his black Latverian (maybe a migrant) wife from the late 19th century.
** Blade, ironically, became a Daywalker because the white doctor who was supposed to assist in his birth was secretly a vampire who attacked his mother while Blade was still in the womb. She died while giving birth to him and he became a Dhamphir. Later, his powers were upgraded to full vampire levels (but still retaining the Dhampir immunity to sunlight) after being bitten by Morbius the Living Vampire, a white anti-hero who had accidentally scientifically transformed himself into an animal-spliced mutate (like Spiderman) except with vampire bats instead of spiders.
* In the superhero ''ComicBook/TomStrong'', the soulmate of the white Tom Strong is his black wife, the jungle princess Dahlua.
** Subverted in an alternate reality where Tom Strong's mother married a black man and Tom Strong's counterpart/alternate reality half-brother called Tom Stone is a black-looking mulatto who marries Ingrid, a reformed white ex-supervillainess who was an enemy/suitor of Tom Strong in the main reality (and who raped him!) and Dahlua marries Saveen, a reformed white ex-supervillain who was the archenemy of Tom Strong in the main reality. Tom and Dahlua later fall in love and leave their respective spouses to be together, which causes a heartbroken Saveen to go crazy from jealousy and attempts to kill them, which unintentionally leads to the destruction of their entire universe(!).
*** Flipped completely in another alternate reality where Tom Strong is an all-black man and Dahlua is a blonde white woman. However, it's implied in this universe that Tom and Dahlua are actually ''perverted bisexual swingers who engage in orgies with their own daughter and her boyfriends''.
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* Seems to be a fascination for Creator/MartinMcDonagh, especially when the black woman gets tragically murdered. ''Film/InBruges'' has Brendan Gleeson's character still mourning the years-ago death of his black wife (a deleted scene has her being murdered by a corrupt cop), while ''Film/SevenPsychopaths'' has Christopher Walken's character married to a black woman (who gets murdered over the course of the film by Woody Harrelson, who makes racist comments about their marriage) and they're both [[spoiler: mourning the death of their daughter, who was raped and murdered by a white guy.]] Finally, Music/TomWaits' character from ''Film/SevenPsychopaths'' is trying to reconnect with his long-long girlfriend, who is black, and whom he rescued from a SerialKiller. Interracial couples do ''not'' have it easy in [=McDonagh=]'s films.



* {{Averted}} in ''Film/MysteryMen''. The Shoveler is white, and happily married to a black woman. No one ever makes this an issue or brings it up.



* Brought to terrifying levels in ''Film/TheLastKingOfScotland''. Dr. Nicholas Garrigan is attracted to Idi Amin's third wife Kay from the moment they meet and they eventually begin an affair--''after'' Garrigan has become aware of how much of a murderous psychopath Amin is ([[AlcoholInducedStupidity he was drunk at the time]]). Making matters worse, Kay eventually becomes pregnant, and knows that now her adultery is certain to be discovered--Amin stopped having relations with her after she gave birth to an epileptic son, and even if not, as Garrigan is the only white man in Amin's circle, it will be immediately obvious that he's the father. She's murdered by Amin's men when she tries to obtain an abortion and Amin later reveals to Garrigan that he has known all along about the affair.



* A variation in Lawrence Block's ''Me Tanner, You Jane'': Tanner figures out that [[spoiler:his fellow American agent has been replaced by an ousted African dictator]] because the man finds a girl of mixed race exotic -- she's very attractive (although only fourteen), but [[spoiler:an American black man would be ''used to'' seeing mixed-race girls, while the locals in this part of Africa aren't integrated]].



* Jacky Jakes and Greg Peshkov from ''Literature/TheCenturyTrilogy''.

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* In a rare aversion, ''Series/BoyMeetsWorld'' had Shawn and Angela, treated the entire time as being meant for one another.



* Music/TheRollingStones' "Brown Sugar" from ''Music/ExileOnMainSt''
** Although that's really about a slave owner raping his "property," so it may not quite fit the trope, since it's not a consensual relationship.
*** The final verse is about a consensual relationship, though.
* Music/TheDoors' "Hello, I Love You" from ''Music/WaitingForTheSun'', which is often interpreted to be about a black woman who is referred to in the lyrics as a "dusky jewel."



* Music/{{INXS}}'s "Original Sin".

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* Music/{{Suede}}'s "Black or Blue".

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* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rKETOKAO0A "If you're a nubian, I want you to-be-in every fantasy, but if you're a whitey, then say nighty-nighty, you're just not the girl for me~"]]
** As Creator/StephenLynch tends to take down videos of his performances, for the edification of all tropers, the above line is from his song ''Vanilla Ice Cream''.
* Chester French's "Black Girls" song is a RaceFetish declaration of love for black women. However, the video (too NSFW to link here) [[GirlOnGirlIsHot depicts a lesbian tryst between a white woman and a black woman.]]
* Same for "Black Girls" by the Music/ViolentFemmes (except they didn't make a video).



* Fefe Dobson's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeJ9Nvzp8VY Take Me Away]] is arguably about an interracial relationship between herself and a white man, and the negative attitudes that the couple recieves from others.

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* Fefe Dobson's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeJ9Nvzp8VY Take Me Away]] is arguably about an interracial relationship between herself and a white man, and the negative attitudes that the couple recieves receives from others.



* Inverted by Creator/PatrickStewart, who played Theatre/{{Othello}} as a white man, with the rest of the cast being black.

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* Inverted Invoked by Creator/PatrickStewart, who played Theatre/{{Othello}} as a white man, with the rest of the cast being black.



* Half of the song "Black Boys/White Boys" from ''Theatre/{{Hair}}'' is about black girls ''[[HoYay and boys]]'' lusting after white boys. The other half is white girls and boys lusting after black boys.



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* Several Nord/Redguard (Vikings and North Africans/Middle Easterners, respectively) couples in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' probably count as an aversion of this. Said relationships raise no eyebrows whatsoever, in spite of the fact the Redguards got dealt a pretty crushing series of defeats by the Nords over a border dispute some time back. The fact that both are [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Proud Warrior Races]] with a mutual dislike of Elves probably makes such unions work, though.
** The closest thing to 'drama' that occurs is of one Redguard woman HappilyMarried to a Nordic blacksmith in Dawnstar, who complains of the biting cold of Skyrim, expresses concern that their child will be unable to receive any of her culture being raised in his father's land, and finally fears the CivilWar Skyrim's currently embroiled in coming to their town. Oh, and she also tries to convince her husband to take them back to Hammerfell, to which he replies he'll think about it.



* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/DannyPhantom''. Danny's brief relationship with Valerie Gray raises no eyebrows because Danny's white and Valerie's black; rather, the source of conflict is that Danny's the half-ghost Danny Phantom and Valerie is a ghost hunter who thinks his ghost self is the enemy.
* The off-again on-again relationship between Lana and the title character in ''WesternAnimation/{{Archer}}''. Even when they're apart, he's constantly hitting on her. [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pwzL23asWGs He even has a very a tactless ringtone about it.]]
** Lana is also in a relationship with Cyril, is the only female agent to mistrust Conway Stern rather than being instantly attracted and mentions multiple time her taste for interracial porn.
21st Jun '17 5:59:18 PM Willbyr
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9th Jun '17 3:42:40 PM Willbyr
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[[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Black Man/White Woman couples]], as portrayed in the media, are going to face taboo and historical connotations, whether played for comedy or drama. This trope has greater historical connotations; these can be seen in antebellum and slavery films such as ''Queen'' and ''{{Roots}}''.

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[[WhereDaWhiteWomenAt Black Man/White Woman couples]], as portrayed in the media, are going to face taboo and historical connotations, whether played for comedy or drama. This trope has greater historical connotations; these can be seen in antebellum and slavery films such as ''Queen'' and ''{{Roots}}''.
''Series/{{Roots|1977}}''.



29th May '17 9:22:05 PM nombretomado
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* Not exactly a "lust," but in an episode of ''WKRPInCincinnati'' Venus is interviewed by a reporter from a black magazine, who it turns out is white (and played by Tim Reid's former comedy partner Tom Dreeson). They commiserate over being the only person of X color in an otherwise all-Y company, including wanting to ask out some female coworkers but being gunshy because of how the women might react due to their race.

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* Not exactly a "lust," but in an episode of ''WKRPInCincinnati'' ''Series/WKRPInCincinnati'' Venus is interviewed by a reporter from a black magazine, who it turns out is white (and played by Tim Reid's former comedy partner Tom Dreeson). They commiserate over being the only person of X color in an otherwise all-Y company, including wanting to ask out some female coworkers but being gunshy because of how the women might react due to their race.
21st May '17 12:03:40 AM LB7979
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17th May '17 1:02:39 PM RobTan
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* ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': Will's aunt marries a [[UnusualEuphemism "tall"]] man in a VerySpecialEpisode. Most of the family is surprised, but don't know quite how to approach the issue; Will's mother is directly against it. Also the cab driver whom the family first assume was the fiancé didn't seem to care about it.

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* ''Series/TheFreshPrinceOfBelAir'': Will's aunt marries a [[UnusualEuphemism "tall"]] man in a VerySpecialEpisode. Most of the family is surprised, but don't know quite how to approach the issue; Will's mother is directly against it. Also the black cab driver whom the family first assume assumed was the fiancé didn't seem to care about it.
30th Apr '17 2:59:05 PM Fireblood
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* Contrary to accepted wisdom, the very first onscreen TV kiss between a black woman and a white man happened in British hospital soap opera ''Emergency Ward Ten'' in 1964.[[note]] This predated Kirk and Uhura by a good two years[[/note]]. Dr Louise Mahler was, for the time, an extremely strong central role for a black actress. But British audience reactions to her having a relationship with a white co-star were hostile and she was written out of the show.

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* Contrary to accepted wisdom, the very first onscreen TV kiss between a black woman and a white man happened in British hospital soap opera ''Emergency Ward Ten'' in 1964.[[note]] This [[note]]This predated Kirk and Uhura by a good two years[[/note]]. Dr years.[[/note]] Dr. Louise Mahler was, for the time, an extremely strong central role for a black actress. But British audience reactions to her having a relationship with a white co-star were hostile and she was written out of the show.
30th Apr '17 2:56:43 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/DearWhitePeople'': Sam is secretly having sex with a white guy, Gabe, at the beginning of the series. After she's outed, this doesn't go down well with her friends, particularly since she wrote against "dating the oppressor". Gabe receives a less than warm welcome when she brings him to TV night with the black students.
23rd Apr '17 1:30:34 PM Malady
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* The CiemWebcomicSeries' expanded universe reveals ''three generations'' of this occurring.

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* ''Webcomic/CiemWebcomicSeries'': The CiemWebcomicSeries' expanded universe reveals ''three generations'' of this occurring.


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* ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse'': The Tigers, or at least N'Dizi, gives Chaka and Vox some drama as said in [[http://whateleyacademy.net/index.php/300 A Fistful of Chaka]]. Both girls are dating white boys:
--> [Chaka] needs a firm guiding hand. I mean, will you check out the silly-ass nigga-shit she is always pulling? She hangs with a white crew, she dates a white boy, and the only black folks she deals with are oreos and sellouts like Vox.
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