White guys dating black women
“I actually don’t date Black guys,” the star said when asked if she dated White guys. ” an interviewer can be heard asking her to which she responds, “I just have a thing for White boys.
A little vanilla, a little chocolate, they make cute babies.” OK …
In every relationship I have with a white man, there comes a moment when they come to understand a simple fact of my life: that racism is an intimate part of my daily existence.I wanted to be comforted — but I wanted it to be by someone who had an inkling of the anxiety I felt for my family, my loved ones, and for myself.In the past, I’d have sought that comfort out in a white man, but that night I knew it wouldn’t be enough.On election night, I thought about all those moments, and I felt overwhelmed at the possibility of taking that on over the next four years.Since Trump was elected, I’ve felt paradoxically alienated by white people finding or doubling down on their commitment to change.
Somehow their politicization has begun to seem cartoonish, filled with performance and self-congratulation. But it wasn’t only on election night that translating experience felt so fraught.