It's as if they're trying to connect the dots, like, "how did she end up all the way in South Korea. Moving to South Korea happened quickly so I didn't have time to research other black women's experiences living in the East Asian country. I was overwhelmed by all the paperwork and the thought of leaving my old life behind to start a new one. During several job interviews, interviewees tried to explain that I would experience culture shock, and that locals would act very surprised to see me. I was also informed that the food would be very different and that it was really going to be a massive change. But I didn't think too much about how it would be as a black woman, besides the issue of people touching my hair and how I was going to respond.
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During the s, an increased demand for copper and cobalt attracted Japanese investments in the mineral-rich southeastern region of Katanga Province. Over a year period, more than 1, Japanese miners relocated to the region, confined to a strictly male-only camp. Arriving without family or spouses, the men often sought social interaction outside the confines of their camps. In search of intimacy with the opposite sex, resulting in cohabitation, the men openly engaged in interracial dating and relationships, a practice embraced by the local society.
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Five years ago, disenchanted with the trajectory of my career back in the U. In some ways, being a black woman in South Korea and China was relatively easy. Compared to America, both countries are relatively safe.
The latest wave of research has come from online dating sites, which has analyzed the dating habits and behaviors of folks on some of the most popular sites. Well, eHarmony recently released data that reveals something new about the dating behavior of black women: They have a preference for intra-ethnic dating rivaled only by Korean men. FiveThirtyEight has the story :. The data reveals a clear pattern: People are interested in people like themselves. Women on eHarmony favor men who are similar not just in obvious ways — age, attractiveness, education, income — but also in less apparent ones, such as creativity.