Although divorce rates among black women and men are higher than average, black love is still very much alive. Marriages and relationships that continue to stand the tests of time, trials, and tolerance give hope to black singles searching for strong, black love. Remaining together can be even more difficult for couples who face scandals, rumors, and other hurdles that come along with living in the public eye. So those who have shown long-term commitment are to be congratulated and encouraged.
The gallery below showcases Will & Jada Smith, Barack & Michelle Obama, and other black celebrity couples who have managed to make it last.