This was definitely the most difficult profile to keep up for an entire week.
What does it even mean when someone says "I've never dated a black girl but I've always wanted to?
Am I opening myself up to criticism if I'm not completely covered?
How are the perceived rules different for me as a black woman?
"Oh I've had the vanilla, I think I'll have a scoop of the chocolate just to give it a whirl." Some of the responses made me feel like a lot of people think of me as just a different flavor, so much so that I considered calling the whole experiment off.
It wasn't until I talked to a friend of mine that I decided to trudge on.I started experimenting with African head wraps and traditional prints in an effort to embrace a side of my heritage that had previously gone unexplored.