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Reid had talked about the challenge on the radio and publicly accepted the service’s offer.
A New York City woman — beautiful, educated, successful and single — accepted a challenge presented by an online dating service that aimed to fix her up with available men.
Yet criticism — some of it hurled online, some of it in Karazin’s face — for “marrying out” can be cruel. “Black men date or marry interracially at more than double the level women do,” she said. They can date anyone they want to — black women, white women.” The purpose of the dating challenge, she said, was to expand a woman’s choices.
Black women are up to 50 percent more likely than their male counterparts to graduate from high school, reports the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and The Schott Foundation for Public Education.
She said, “I’m excited about” the Web-based matchup service.
“It will be fun — and I’ll get some dates.” But two days after we spoke last week, a WNBC spokeswoman informed me that Reid no longer planned to accept the dating service’s challenge because she was “busy.” A friend told me that she’d changed her mind about it. The answer may be found in the dating service’s name: Interracial Dating