It needs to happen because we’re all tired of Black girls having to internalize negativity all the time.
There is no true support for the uplifting of the Black community if we are unable to protect Black girls and women from all threats, whether they arise within our group or not.
He had taken her to a decent restaurant and they'd had a three-course meal and a bottle of champagne too.
They were staring into each other’s eyes and eventually the waiting staff brought the bill over to them.
Because once again, as Black men, we know this is not just a Trick Daddy issue – it’s a mentality that runs far too deep among ourselves.
The problem with our collective silence and our inability to affirm the worth of the Black woman is that we truly expect her to affirm us whenever we’re disrespected.
My friend Rebecca (not her real name to protect her from the shame) had the worst Valentine's Day ever.
It’s one thing to affirm yourself squarely in an anti-Black mode predicated in an unflinching self-hatred, but to view Black women as so insignificant that they don’t deserve even the slightest defense is troubling.
There is no rational defense of Trick Daddy’s ignorance and other BS mentalities like it—just plain ol’ acquiescence.
As Black men, we need to be strong enough to stand up to this kind of ignorance from our own, tell Trick Daddy to sit his Goomba-from-Super-Mario-lookin’ ass down and prove that we care about Black women beyond our mothers or daughters.
In order to get a closer look at recent trends, we can compare these numbers to data from the 2006 Census.
In comparing the 2010 data to the 2006 numbers, there are a few notable trends we can observe: Now that we have a general picture of what the marriage rates are for all members of each of these six Asian American ethnic groups, on the next page we will take a more specific look at only those Asian Americans who grew up in the U. and are therefore most likely to have been socialized within the context of U. racial landscape and intergroup relations -- the U.