She echoed the women in Large’s column, saying that it’s nearly impossible to find a black man to date in Seattle.

That’s what it means for 37-year-old Marquetta Riley, anyway.

On a recent Friday night, Riley, a tall, fit woman, stood before her vanity, a full spread of makeup and hair products in front of her.

I meant average women who might appeal to an average.

You are of a much higher caliber than most of us deserve. Ooo Darkromeo is back to drop his wisdom and blog links on us. Hey, how did it work out with that chick up in Canada that you posted about a while back?

In 2002, Seattle Times columnist Jerry Large wrote about the black experience in Seattle in which black women complained about how few black men there were to date.

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