he and his wife got the idea to start the site as a retirement business after repeatedly seeing TV ads for the dating site Black People “The last thing in the world I am is racist," the Where White People founder told the paper on Monday. Still others have criticized the criticism as being an example of reverse-racism against white Americans, that ever-persecuted racial majority.Then, because Internet arguments always end up eating their own tails, others criticized that criticism of the initial criticism as being indicative of how many whites just don't understand racism. government itself, this country is still overwhelmingly white.Meet new people, find friends, or maybe find someone special on Black White If you are a white woman looking for black men, or a black man seeking love with white women, this website is specifically for you.“If we want equal rights in this country, it has to be equal rights for everybody.” Russell points to his site’s recent traffic as evidence that others agree: More than 100,000 people visited White People Meet on Sunday, and — as of this writing — 1,033 people have registered to browse the site for free.(Russell would not share how many had actually become paying members.) He insists that the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive thus far; it’s the people criticizing him, he says, who don’t truly understand the true nature of race and racism.(“Every kind of way you can measure their success on a site — how people rate them, how often they reply to their messages, how many messages they get — that’s all reduced,” the site’s data scientist once told NPR.) Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has also found that “racial segregation in romantic networks” is not only “robust,” but “ubiquitous.” I ask Russell if he’s at all aware or concerned that white people already had the upper hand in online dating.
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The couple bought the domain “wherewhitepeoplemeet.com” in May 2015 and commissioned their son, a high school senior, to design it.
While an early version has been online since August, the site officially launched last weekend when Russell unveiled an immediately divisive billboard southwest of Salt Lake City.
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