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jRachel Linsday is ABC’s first black ‘Bachelorette’ and with this heavy title, Lindsay definitely feels the pressure.

“It’s my journey in finding love. And whether that person is black, white, red, whatever –  it’s my journey. I’m not choosing a man for America, I’m choosing a man for me,” she told The Hollywood Reporter.

She goes on to insist that she is not going to let the public pressure sway to her choice in who she picks.

“I know there are going to be people who criticize what I do no matter what, but I’m just trying to not get caught up in it,” she said. I feel like it was meant to be and that outweighs any fear or pressure that I have in being the first African-American Bachelorette.”