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Some of the new data from OKCupid is making the rounds on the blogosphere. It's extremely entertaining, and worth checking. As always, my primary worry with this sort of thing is that the data will be circulated as "stuff black people like" as opposed to "stuff black people on OKCupid like." I've talked about this before, but in this case, I probably should lighten up. The propensity for black people on the site to list "soul food" in their profile is pretty funny, if slightly cringe-inducing.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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