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Rachel brought Nick Viall to church for this reason specifically: to see if he was comfortable in a black church, a place that is important to her.
These are important things to consider when thinking about going into a long-term relationship with someone of a different race.
This is important for a black woman to be seen as worthy of men's affection, like so many white women have been portrayed in the previous seasons.
It's also important for these moments of the season to assure black women that their experiences are real and valid and open other people's eyes to how far our society still has to go.
Rachel Lindsay's season may look like just any other season to many fans of the show.
But for many black women, these situations have most likely reflected their own dating experiences back to them.
She previously asked Bryan if his family would accept her and he assures her that they will.
You might have heard people say "I can't be racist; my friends are black," or "I can't be racist; I voted for Obama." Stanford psychologists found that these sayings are a way for people to show their "moral credentials," and that many of those who vote for Obama felt much more comfortable with voicing their prejudices later.
You can imagine the line "I can't be racist; my girlfriend is black" would be very valuable to a person of similar character as well.
Sadly, as a black woman, coming across men like Lee isn't uncommon.
When it was announced that Rachel Lindsay would be the Bachelorette — the first black woman to take the position — I wondered how the producers would handle it.
I also wondered how it would make the show different, and how it would stay the same.
Lee most likely thinks his opinions on Black Lives Matter are totally warranted and aren't evidence that he hates black people at all.