At 31, attorney Robyn Thorpe isn't sure she's ready to be married yet.
For many centuries, the African-American woman was treated as if she was not "beloved" or a "Trophy" - but as someone to degrade, whorize, and made to work as a slave, and exploited sexually by the slave master whereas White women were prized. But judging from the stats and from our own experiences isn't it time that Black women start broadening our own horizons???For they will turn away thy son from following me, that they may serve other gods: so will the anger of the LORD be kindled against you, and destroy thee suddenly. But when I saw the previews for the new show, starring one of my favorite actresses Viola Davis, I was elated.Not only was the title catchy—How To Get Away With Murder—but finally a TV show that presents a Black woman that wasn’t a maid or mistress, she was an educated, professional, so I couldn’t wait until its debut. I know some will say well it’s just entertainment; it’s just a TV show. The subliminal messages that are constantly being fed to us minute after minute have a profound effect on how we view the world, people, products, the government, and most importantly ourselves.They will all insist they are the right person to conduct lobola negotiations with. Every now and then you’ll wade into a political debate with an unthought-through clanger of such ignorant racism you’ll shock yourself. So unless you’re dating earth’s only black female fan of Facing The Gallows, you’re going to be listening to a lot of R&B. When she left she’ll have looked like Keri Hilson, and she’ll come back looking like Diana Ross the time she dropped her toaster in the bath. And to generalize is to engage in racist stereotyping, and we agreed we’re trying to cut down on racism. I’m pretty happy indulging my personal case of jungle fever, and if you’re into something similar, I wish you the very best of polychromatic good luck. At a Kenny Lattimore concert or some shit like that…Writer for television, print and digital, corporate and editorial. “Neither shalt thou make marriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou take unto thy son.