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Asia Diggs Meador, 33, had never considered marrying outside her race.
He chose to live in California because he feels the state is more accepting of interracial couples and wants his kids to grow up in a diverse environment.
She and her best friend even stopped talking for a month over a disagreement about something Michael, a Republican, had posted on Facebook."[My friends] said, "Asia, you were so down for the cause." I'm like, "I'm not down for the cause anymore?
My struggles as a Black woman leading a legal department of a multistate corporation have just gone away? "It was almost like they treated it as if I had switched sides, and I was no longer down for the cause because I married a White guy. It's also not fair to him."Initially a few members of Michael's family were not supportive of the relationship.
"In my situation, marrying a woman of another race just happened.
It didn't matter to me if she was Black or White."That's why he was surprised at the negative reaction he received from some loved ones, mainly those in North Carolina.
The immediate thought for many is, With all the gorgeous, accomplished Black women available, why didn't he choose one of us?