The welfare of certain segments of our community will always provoke an emotional response from me—people of color, women, children, the elderly—but for the most part, I consider myself to be a fairly chilled spirit.In fact, 99% of the time I am completely unbothered.Black women aren’t angry because the Black man decides to date women of other races. I can only speak for myself on this matter, but there are some attractive White men in this world, and I for one am down with the #Swirl Life.Ultimately, who a person decides to love is their choice.
If he, meaning the Black man as a whole doesn’t honor us, how can we possible be upset that people outside of our community don’t either?Please check it out and SHARE this post with your peeps!Here’s an excerpt: She met her husband, Shinobu, about three years into her tenure here, at a less than auspicious place — a bar — where apparently somebody ‘d (pulled)somebody. But I remember thinking, ‘He’s a good dancer and he seems like a nice man.’ He called me a few days later and the rest is, as they say, history.” Asked whether she ever imagined she’d wind up living and loving her life with a Japanese man, Avril told me emphatically she did not.The “angry black woman” stereotype was created by the BM, and to date, it is a belief that is perpetuated by the black man.Statements such as these suggest that it is only the BW who is unattractive and bitter when she expresses frustrations. the mother of civilization is never revered as exotic.There has never been an attack raged against you where we were not on the front lines, ready and willing to give our lives for yours.Behind the scenes, mothers, aunts, sisters, and wives are pushing forces behind the visions and dreams of YOU.When our bodies are held in comparison to features of other women, not only are we made to feel like sexual objects, but his teaches those who are watching the behavior of the Black men that we as Black women are nothing more than a fat ass.The practice constantly forces us to defend her self-worth and piece together our deminished self esteem.“He feels that he was nampa’d” she tells me, giggling at the memory. “I really felt like Japanese men were not attracted to black women, specifically,” she says, “because I didn’t know any black women that were dating Japanese men. In fact, when I first came to Japan, there were very few black women around, period.” Enjoy! Loco PS: Signup for my Locohama Newsletter to be kept up on all the fascinating things going on in this part of the world, and a lot of Special Content I have coming up…Interracial marriage is a form of marriage outside a specific social group (exogamy) involving spouses who belong to different socially-defined races or racialized ethnicities.