Q: My husband doesn’t like seeing White men with Black women, although he dated an Asian woman for a few years. A: Because we want to self-subject for experimentation?
Q: If you ‘gon date a White man, make sure he has a trust fund. You date men in their 40s without checking accounts.
When I moved to Mozambique for the summer in 2008, my life flipped upside down. Fifty feet from home, we approached a group of locals under a streetlight and my fears got the best of me. Because what if the sight of us together incited something that we couldn’t be saved from? He held my hand to secure us and I let his go to do the same. I have been mis-loved and mistreated in expert quantity. I was struggling with opinions, which I now know to be cultural ignorance disguised as truth, bolstered by popularity. As I detailed this new struggle with my Love, he offered this, “If loving you gives other people the opportunity to grow, then I welcome it. They don’t want ’em yellow…they want ‘em DAAAARRRRKKKK! Thus, an American Black woman who balks this trend and mates outside of her race will likely be subject to ridicule.You never know who you’re going to meet when you set up camera equipment on Loving Weekend. I was just standing around networking and two GAAAUUUUGEOUS men came up to me and asked what all the hullabaloo was about.