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Aarti, a 26-year-old activist of Indian descent, found her first Black boyfriend at 15 when she left her fully multiracial public school for a scholarship to a prep school where the students were polarized between Black and white. My body type in high school was much more voluptuous than it is now, and that just really took the white guys out,"she said.

Particular neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Los Angeles seem to have become havens for Black men seeking Asian women and vice versa. Greene, Brooklyn, a Japanese friend was approached by an Asian woman walking with her baby stroller. She was searching for potential members of a group for kids with a Black father and Asian mother. Darrell Hamamoto, professor of Asian American studies at the University of California-Davis, believes it is rooted in prevailing stereotypes stemming from Black men's military experiences in Asia. military draws large numbers of Black men looking for a ladder to the middle class, whose status changes when they go abroad.

"You have three, four, five generations of African-American men who have served oversees in Asia, whose experience with Asian women has been pretty intense in a foreign land where they are treated not as subordinate people but as superior Americans."Marlon Ross, professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Virginia, raised a methodological question about this theory.

"I'm not sure that African-American men have been involved in sexual relationships with Asian women in that context any more than white men; it's just that when African-American men are doing it, it gets noticed more,"said Ross.

The sugary romance between the excessively noble characters played by Parminder Nagra and Shafiq Atkins on ER follows the much hotter one between Ming Na Wen and Mekhi Phifer that ended two seasons ago.