My boyfriend was asked this question when we walked into a bar on a recent night out in Harlem. And this scenario, or a version of it, isn't unfamiliar. The query came from a young Black woman whose friend used to date him, I later learned. Despite the fact that he answered "no," this friend-of-his-ex appeared to be fantastically annoyed with the whole thing. Acutely aware of my inescapable outsider status, and in my mind, only lowering my guy's stock in the ensuing confrontation after a brief rise, white girl is plummeting!
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Growing up in Northern Kentucky, I got used to being the only Black kid in most of my classes. In high school, there were other Black students, but none of them in my close-knit drama and speech class circles. LIke these nine things, for instance. They will never understand the hair thing. From moisturizing, to protecting with a satin cap, there is always a new and interesting thing for your guy to discover. Though I date smart enough humans to not ever be asked to be the voice of my entire race, I still get asked how I feel about rappers using the N-word, and who has access to it. They will always be embarrassed about fried chicken.
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When we get into the relationship together, because I'm half a man, and she's half a woman, we end up with less than what we should have had in the relationship. Work on becoming whole first. Being whole, I can discern who's whole and who's not whole. You can't go in, asking him to give you percent and you only give It's true you don't open up to everybody you meet.
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