as Rachel Lindsay made history as the show’s first Black lead.Thankfully she ultimately found her guy – which will be revealed in a few weeks.We’re going to lose millions of dollars on this film,’” Houghton told the Associated Press in an article celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic film. The movie made more money for Columbia than any film before it, earned 10 Oscar nominations — winning two — and landed among the 100 greatest movies selected by the American Film Institute.The film, with its radical-for-its-time interracial romance, marked the first time a White actress and a Black actor kissed in a major motion picture.
As a single woman in my 20s, I was dating a particular type of man.
in the central role." The suit also alleges that the few people of color who have been chosen to compete are often eliminated after the first few rose ceremonies.
Nashville-based plaintiffs Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson assert in their complaint that: "'Dancing with the Stars' and 'Extreme Makeover' only involve platonic, as opposed to romantic, relationships among the cast members.
The show was not without its drama, including a few of the Black contestants discussing if she preferred to date non-Black men and racists tweets from contender Lee being revealed after he was on the show.
Rachel takes our questions on dating as a Black woman while the world watches.