In fact, at a recent fellowship dinner at Columbia Law School, a wealthy, white businessman told me that the biggest business problem occurring in America is the inability of black women to find [black] husbands.
He declared that this travesty is rooted in the black man’s inability to commit, not just to a woman, but also to a job.
Giving advice about dealing with the fairer sex – in particular the fairer sex – is inherently risky. First, I want to echo Brasil Magic’s comment that it’s difficult to generalize too much about “Brazilian women”. Only a couple of generations ago, women were really just getting their footing in the professional workplace. To get an idea of just how much things have changed in the last 20 or 30 years, read this article in National Geographic.
Any “rule” one tries to set forth will inevitably prove wrong at times. Brazil is a huge country, the size of the continental U. I fully expect to take some heat for some of my comments below. Our opinions are shaped by our own personal experiences.
I have been asked by my friends “What’s it like to date a British man?
The Shallow Man recently watched an episode of Masterchef USA.
When some of the contestants were told that they were going further in the show, they shouted.
Sometimes I am black, other times I am Indian or Latina, or I may be French, or just a white girl who tans a bit too much.
Sometimes I am intimidating or a race-baiting Angry Black Woman, but I can just as easily morph into innocent and approachable.
The black man occupies a unique space in American culture.