This was the place I was born and raised; where nobody had to whisper the “n word” or hesitate to stick some feathers in their hair and paint their skin red as a sign of school spirit.Growing up in New Hampshire didn’t prevent me from making friends or dating guys who weren’t white.Let me start by saying this: I know writing this blog post is going to cause quite a bit of controversy, so let's get this out of the way: I am intelligent, not what society deems "ghetto," and from what I am told, and given where I work in the television business, I am attractive. Other races are always seen as a trophy on the arm of a black man." He looked at me like I was crazy and said, "You don't understand the black-man struggle. I have friends of many backgrounds, and I've seen Asian women, Caucasian women and Latina women all get an attitude (mind-blowing, right?
The comment didn’t deter him and he is still in search of his beautiful black queen. I grew up in one of the seventeen cities in the United States named Rochester (Wikipedia, 2015). ” didn’t become frequently asked questions until I began attending school at Towson University (TU) as a freshman.They look at me like I'm a criminal." In a sense, I might not. ) I have many black friends who would prefer to not be confrontational and would rather pretend an event never happened than address it. But I thought in my head, "At least black women black men. He said, "Courtney, I see you struggle with your hair, and I think it would be nice if he had my curly hair. Most of my friends are educated --more educated than their significant others -- and grew up in families from middle- to upper-class backgrounds. "Black women are unattractive." I'm going to leave out Beyoncé and Rihanna, because duh. They loathe their women so much that they even slander them in front of their white companions, much like the black male I mention in the opening paragraph.