“My Love Interest Doesn’t Make Me Less Black, Love Chose Me”— Dancer, Korra Obidi

“My Love Interest Doesn’t Make Me Less Black, Love Chose Me”— Dancer, Korra Obidi

Popular Nigerian-American dancer and mom, Korra Obidi reclaims her “blackness” and making he stand after being trolled for getting married to a white man.

The mum of one, who is married to American chiropractor, Dr. Dean Justin, took to her Instagram page to disclose that she was made to feel like a sellout for marrying outside her race despite being a proudly black woman.

According to the Delta -born dancer, Korra Obidi some people posits that getting married to a white man would make her lose her blackness and less black. She has however come out to defend herself stating that being in love and married to white man doesn’t make her less black.

Korra wrote,


So, it’s no story I got married to a blued eyed, blonde American man and I get a lot of opinions daily about my choice of a partner.

‘Can’t believe you’re with him’

‘a nubian queen like you need some good D’ 😂


If you eat pineapples enough, you begin to smell like one.

I started to feel like a ‘sellout’,

Doubts and Questions Like ‘Korra,

if you are so black and proud, why did you marry ‘white’?

Then I remember, I didn’t choose love, Love chose me, it is divine and beyond me. And what I can’t control, shouldn’t make me feel less of me.

Today I reclaim my Blackness!

Who I choose to love doesn’t make me less black✊🏽.

Love who you want. Blue white or green. Love knows no color.

I am #blackAF straight from the motherland and that’s on my mother.”


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