Newsweek has been catching major heat for an article they published about interracial dating.
The national magazine ran a story on the new season of The Bachelorette and made a serious claim that Black women don’t date non-Black men. The headline read, “Unlike New ‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay, Single Black Women Rarely Date Outside Their Race.” The piece outlined how few Black women married people outside of their race, compared to Black men.
With Rachel Lindsay being the first African-American woman of the Bachelorette franchise, you can see how that would ruffle a lot of feathers — and Black Twitter wasn’t here for it:
The publication did what most big brands do these days when they’ve made a mistake; they took to Twitter to apologize about the post, tweeting:
However, the damage is done and the Internet is forever. What are your thoughts on the controversial headline?