Racist dating

Then, Roderique used the photos and the contents of her own profile to create the fictional "Hadiya Blanca." With Jessica's name attached, the profile racked up 47 messages in three days.Roderique says she knew some might criticize the experiment by suggesting that people might have seen Jessica's photo as "cuter" or "more approachable." She added that her original profile received approximately the same number of views as the one with Jessica's photo.

Men married women of the same ethnic make-up as their mothers, women married men in the ethnic image of their fathers. They homed in very swiftly on the ways in which modern partner-hunting was actually limiting people's choices and corralling them into strict, ethnic boxes.

The latter idea might seem ridiculous but IS LOVE RACIST?

The alternative is braving a dating scene that is largely geared toward the majority population of Caucasians, many of whom appear not to be as open-minded as they say.

"I think that people say one thing, but act another way behind the secrecy and safety of their computer," she said.

"She was the most popular of all," Roderique said, adding that her race-swapped profile received 64 messages in three days.

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