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“A Black-Only Dating Site Is Racist” #BlackLove Gets Negative Social Media Backlash



Well, no, it’s not..

But why do you need a black dating site?

Online dating has evolved immensely and we have a niche for everything you can imagine! You can find dating sites for men who like big women, interracial dating sites, black women and white men only, Asian only, Jewish only, Lesbians only and the list goes on and nobody has any issues with these – there are even sites for people who wish to have affairs and people with STDs!

One thing we have managed to maintain in our ever-changing world is our freedom to have preferences in who we date. They say you cannot help who you fall in love with…however, you can help who you choose to date and give your time and energy to.

For many people their partner is a reflection of them and when it comes to marriage and commitment most people tend to stay close to home with regards to religion and culture and in doing so tend to have better rates of success. In the world of online dating we have more choice than ever before but what happens when you are not your preference’s preference!?

Niche dating sites help to counteract that issue.
A black man being told by a black woman “Sorry, I don’t date black men” and vice versa, while you would be shocked to hear such a statement 10 years ago this is one of the things you are starting to hear more and more on these platform and that is where SBL Dating fits in.
You might hear “Sorry, I am not looking to hook-up, I am looking for something serious” but you certainly won’t hear that!

SBL Dating ( which stands for Straight, Black Love) is the fastest-growing platform for traditional, marriage-minded singles in the African and African Diaspora community, worldwide. If hookups aren’t your thing and you are ready to settle down and find your king or queen – give SBL Dating a go!

All sign-ups are moderated which actively helps to combat fake and spam users. The platform also has an anti-catfishing feature which allows users to see who is genuinely who they say they are! How this works is a user will need to upload two photos to be approved and once approved they can upload a photo, copying a random gesture shown on their account. This will then be moderated and approved or disapproved.

With SBL Dating you can
*Instant Message*
*Video Chat*
*and so much more with serious, like-minded, straight, black individuals.

Since it’s 2018 launch on Google Play and the Apple App Store the website ( and SBL Dating App now boast hundreds of new members joining daily and opting for a different social media marketing strategy has paid off! SBL dating often pops up on Instagram and Youtube via top influencers in the African and African American community who are on board with the mission. This started due to a limited marketing budget which is an issue many black-owned businesses face if they are privately funded, which SBL Dating is. But this became a strength and one of the main ways the platform gets recognition!

It is free to download but offers it’s users a freemium model which means they can use it for free or pay to upgrade and enjoy additional features which enhance the user experience. Features such as hiding adverts, browsing invisibly or hiding your profile, boosting visibility and a spotlight feature. All users can video and audio chat completely free while it costs 1 SBL credit to send a message. Their idea is that it will get people interacting in a different way rather than just texting; “if it is free and easier to audio call or video call who you are talking to then some people will opt for that, that’s good!” – Arielle Phoenix

Other Features include:
Showing up first in chats
Getting message read receipts
Seeing who liked your profile
Advanced match search options (search by virtually anything on a person’s profile!)
You can even upload some short introductory videos to stand out from the crowd!

Just like most dating apps it allows users to browse and chat with black men and black women all around the world OR set the search criteria to only show local users, within the country, city or within a short distance of their town in miles.


But if online dating is not your speed and you still wish to support the fastest growing black dating app in the world 😉 you can also sign-up as an affiliate and get paid to promote the movement! Come and join the SBL Team as a partner, we provide all the graphics and also some marketing tips to help you start earning passive income (get paid to spread the black love and help people find their black love!!)