Wed, October 9, , 6: Join us at this fun Interracial event! Our Speed Dating Event is just like a happy hour. It is structured and with purpose. So, come relaxed, natural and be ready to have fun.
‘I had to submit to being exoticised by white women. If I didn’t, I was punished’
Comments on Sex and the single black woman | The Economist
Reader comments are listed below. Comments are currently closed and new comments are no longer being accepted. Excellent piece. If loads of black females all of a sudden join the all-race man-hunting market it will simply mean more of the competition highlighted in the article. There is one region of the world where extra men are available: India and China.
Chocolate and Milk Speed Dating (Black Men and White Women Edition)
First, some history: When I was a child, watching my pops get ready to go out was something to behold. He would spend hours preparing his mask every morning for whatever crowd, person or community he faced. Even years later, my pops still took longer to get ready than my mother and sister combined, delicately taking a black Sharpie to any stray grays that might pop up in his goatee.
The committing of a hidden life event to the written word. I used to wonder if my reluctance was driven by shame, or simply my incredulity at what took place all those years ago. Now, I think that it is those things mostly, but also a hell of a lot more. Over the last few years, particularly in the recent crosswinds of our racial and cultural political climate, this life event bubbled to the surface of my memory, never quite boiling over.