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Although my guess hit the mark, when my friend told me his wife was indeed Caucasian, I felt my spirit...wince. African people worldwide are known to be welcoming and open-minded.
We share our culture sometimes to our own peril and most of us love the very notion of love.
They go to be bed with someone who does, or doesn't, want children.
In other words, they go to bed with an individual who (hopefully) has very specific idea about their life that go beyond whether the revolution will be televised, or not.
They go to bed with someone who does, or doesn't, think it's a bad idea to blow the rent-check on school clothes.
It's as if all our complainers, all our naysayers, all our insecurities got together and went into journalism. But at some point brothers have to stop reeling off stats about college and prison, and resolve to be something more. I've met very few (if any) black women who need a lecture on asserting themselves.We all have a moment, as black people, where we have to stop the process of bemoaning what the world thinks of us, and start asserting that which we think of ourselves. Which is why I find this constant "plight of the black woman" bit bewildering.When we bemoan Reggie Bush's relationship, we overstate our knowledge, understate our ignorance, highlight our lack of a serious life, and low-ball our own worth.
It's petty gossip masquerading as social commentary, and unbecoming of a "welcoming and open-minded" people.By her own reckoning Jill Scott's friend is "new." All she knows about him is that he's nice-looking, well compensated and loves his mother.