Over the weekend, the 19-year-old former First Daughter was spotted out and about in Soho, NYC, wrapped up in several layers against the bitter weather.Obama's beau, Rory Farquharson, was spotted sitting alongside the famous child in a blue pufferjacket, while Malia was dressed in a floral Urban Outfitters dress, black lace-up boots and a black coat.The kiss, outside last week’s Harvard-Yale football game, suggests that the 19-year-old former first daughter is boldly asserting her independence after eight sheltered years in the White House.The families of presidents have always been the subject of tabloid fascination, but Malia Obama, like her father Barack Obama before her, inhabits an unprecedented position in America’s centuries-long race debate.
Reports of Malia's new love interest come after the former US president was asked how he felt about his daughters, including Malia's 16-year-old sister Sasha, starting dating."That happened, you know?
The teen, who has suddenly been thrust into the public eye since he was identified as the man embracing Malia, began his undergraduate degree at Harvard last year, say multiple reports.
It's likely he only began dating Malia, also 19, in recent months when she joined the Ivy League university at the end of the summer.
Due to a host of societal conditions—from early death to mass incarceration—twice as many black women attend college as black men.
Among all demographics, African American women are the least likely to date outside their race—with barely 12% marrying non-black spouses.