4. Exposure If you grew up with a bunch of people from other cultures it could be easy to assume because of overexposure that you know everything about them and their experiences. But do you really? Have you ever asked them about how they feel about specific comments that people make or racist things that […]
As a black person I’ve never wanted or expected people to un-see my colour to somehow help me feel more secure or welcomed as a black person. I am a proud black woman. By all means, see my colour and see my culture. Just don’t make negative assumptions about me based on my colour.
Chances are you’ve probably said something racist… stereotypical or offensive in some way. Or you’ve been around someone who has said something that you considered offensive. If you said something wrong you probably had no idea why it was hurtful unless the person or people you hurt took time to explain it to you. That’s […]
If you’ve read the rest of this series you might be wondering what all this talk of black men with white women has to do with being a black girl. Well it does effect us black girls for a few obvious reasons. We’ve seen the pictures of prominent black men who date and marry white […]
In continuing with our early question about black men and the relationships they choose I’ll again reiterate that whoever a man chooses to love and be with is his business. Hopefully, he has chosen his relationship-based out of deep love and admiration for the woman that he is with. For the purposes of this article, […]
If you’re just joining me here in part 2 I encourage you to check out part 1 to understand my point of view as I continue this series. In the last post we talked about some normal reasons why a black man might love a white woman in this post we will look at history and […]