This is likely because discussions of race in general still are based on a black-white paradigm.
Nonetheless, interracial couples of color have been the inspiration for films such as “Mississippi Masala,” in which Denzel Washington plays a character who falls in love with a South Asian woman.
Arguably the biggest myth about interracial couples is that such pairings always involve a white person and a person of color.
Interracial couples consisting of two people who belong to racial minority groups are largely overlooked in the mainstream culture.
Alas, writer-director Nzingha Stewart (bearing one of those oddball first names that's either genuinely African or a jumble of letters either she or her parents concocted to sound African) doesn't do as much with this story as she could have, veering between light-hearted romantic comedy and drama and not doing either particularly well.
Clearly, we all wanted to come back to First of all, let me tell you why I left. My contract was up after my sixth season and people forget that just like the network can choose whether or not to renew your contract, I can also choose and evaluate whether or not I want to come back.
Jones spoke exclusively and candidly to and dished revealed the real reason she decided to leave the show, her relationships today with her former co-stars and creator, Mara Brock Akil, and the snide and jive-ass comments Tracee Ellis Ross' made in an magazine article after Jones left the show.
magazine (Fall 2006 issue): "In order for the show to come back, the cast was not going to get the huge raises we dreamed of.
But the close friends face their own set of challenges - Trista has not gotten over her commitment-phobic ex-boyfriend Damon (White), Viviane is secretly in love with Sean (George), the father of her son, and Amaya is desperate to break up her boyfriend Keith's (Sanders) unhappy marriage so they can live happily ever after.
Each woman starts the year with high hopes and dreams of what will happen over the next 12 months... : Do you, Trista Miller, realize that life is short and if you spend all your time waiting on a job or the One, that you waste a perfectly good chance to be happy. Then by the power vested in you, I make a new vow that single or married, working or not, that you will never wait for anything outside of yourself to change, before you choose to be happy. See more » "With This Ring" is essentially a modern-day equivalent of a "race" movie from the 1930's and 1940's in that the character leads are all Black and they seem to move in a hermetically sealed world where they're able to socialize exclusively with other Black people and almost never encounter anyone white.