Later, while on a date, my white guitarist and I passed several African American men and one remarked “Why is she with that white dude?
” His friend simply responded, “Maybe the brothers ain’t treating her right? While an interesting explanation, it wasn't the case.
My friend assumed he was flirting with her; I thought his rather cute smirk was aimed in my direction, but I kept my thoughts to myself.
You can imagine the awkwardness that ensued when after the set, he walked right up to me and asked me my name.
Up until a month ago, we never knew Black women worked at NASA in the 1950s.
However, we do know exactly when Love & Hip, Bad Girls Club, and Hollywood Hoodwives of North Central LA comes on. I charge you to understand, appreciate, PROTECT and love black women.
I think Black men don’t take the time to recognize this.