"If we want equal rights in this country, it has to be equal rights for everybody." If you poke around the Where White People Meet website, it feels like the shell of something that hasn't found its footing.
In a section advertising its active users, only 11 were present when I checked at midday Tuesday: When you try to perform a "man seeking a man" search or a "woman seeking a woman" search, the site forces you to seek a heterosexual match.
The e Harmony Matching System narrows the field from thousands of black singles to match you with a select group of compatible single black men or women with whom you can build relationships that last. We realize it can be a challenge to meet other singles with whom you share common goals, interests, and backgrounds within your geographical area, and e Harmony can help.
These numbers reveal a strong bias against black women and Asian, black, and Latino men.
They reveal that people tend to rate their own race more highly.
It's unclear whether this will change in the future, but it seems not all white people are free to meet on Where White People Meet.
Despite the site's apparent lack of users and interactions, Russell told the Washington Post that 100,000 people visited the site on Sunday and that 1,033 registered to browse the site for free.
A used-car mogul from Utah has created either one blatantly racist dating site or one extremely calculated attempt to rile our collective outrage.
Sam Russell is the 53-year-old mastermind behind Where White People Meet, a dating site whose title explains its purpose. I dated a black woman once," Russell told the Washington Post.
And they reveal that there's an attractiveness benefit to being a white man.
Rudder doesn't believe it's outright racism that drives this trend.
The reason people are talking about the dating site is that there doesn't seem to be a need for it.