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.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.
The cultural differences also make it complicated to address certain issues.
They too are far from perfect and being with a white person has not changed how I’m seen.
It does not elevate status unless he is rich and has a status of his own, otherwise, all it does is just gets you noticed in public.
People point and gossip and some even go as far as saying you’re better because you’re with a person from a different race. Do you think that dating a person from a different race changes your social status?
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.
He could have a trail of baby momma's from Oakland to Kansas City.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.They go to bed with someone who does, or doesn't, think it's a priority to keep the living room clean.Writing about this has helped me get clearer and clearer on this.To be blunt--I think people who spend their time stressing about the DNA admixture in other people's relationship need to give some thought to boundaries.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.