Karazin recently appeared on CNN’s “HLN Weekend Express with Natasha Curry ” discussing historically “swirl-friendly” areas most accepting of interracial couples.
Predictably, these places were along typically liberal coastal cities like Los Angeles , New York , and Seattle with pockets of swirl-friendly places in the Midwest and the western portion of Texas.
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RENO – As per usual, the 2012 election heats up to a frenzy as the country is divided between red and blue states, conservative and liberal.
But the personal may not always be the political, based on recent data released by Interracial Dating.com, an online dating service that specializes in connecting people who choose “character above color.” It turns out that some of the reddest of red states have the highest number seeking interracial relationships.
Ten out of the site’s top 20 states with the most populous members have historically voted Republican over the past five presidential elections.
I have seen swirling black women from New York City, to Indianapolis, Indiana all the way to North Pole, Alaska. I have seen swirling sisters of all skin tones, shapes and sizes happily in love white, Latino, Asian and other men of various nationalities (all races). I am encouraged because they are inspiration for sisters who are still searching for their own swirl loves.
Isaac Raichyk, CEO of Clover, developed the concept of mixers for the app as a way to motivate people to mingle.
States like Texas , Georgia , Tennessee , Alabama , South Carolina , Louisiana and Indiana historically vote Republican and tend to be socially conservative–not exactly fertile ground for people openly and un-apologetically stating their non-conformist dating preferences.
Most of these states vehemently opposed interracial marriage during the riotous Civil Rights era, with Alabama , the last holdout, formally legalizing it as late as the year 2000.
Crowdsourcing is not perfect, and you don’t always know why a city is ranked higher or lower when using crowdsourcing, but you do start to see cities that work for a large number of interracial couples and cities that do not work for many interracial couples.
Crowdsourcing represents the wisdom of crowds and there is a whole science behind it – all in all, it’s a pretty good tool when used correctly.