Serena's recent engagement to a white man brought up the issue of blacks marrying whites. Fortunately or unfortunately, 2017 sees many people as being indifferent or don't care.
If you are getting some good sex, sex is not very important in a relationship. It becomes a given. The other three legs become more important: friendship, money and mental. However, if sex is a source of frustration in your relationship and your sex life is unfulfilled, it can easily become a gigantic issue.