And when we meet, we confirm each other’s stereotypes of Black Americans and so the myths continue.
Black girls said they could understand somebody being stand offish with them if they were from another race as maybe this man hadn’t come into contact with many black girls in real life.I could never put down a black woman because it reflects negatively on our race as a whole’ He also went on to say ‘It pisses me off when people are dismissive of black women and labelling them unfairly without getting to know them’ Like me he had been asked why black men prefer white women on numerous occasions and he couldn’t understand why the assumption was made without his actual preference being asked.A black woman has had to put up with many barriers just like other minority groups.’ The A word has been synonymous with the black female for as long as I can remember.I have been in clubs and I’ve seen guys looking at a group of black girls but failing to approach them. ‘Well they’re just going to give me sh*t.’ I asked a few people different questions on this matter to try and get to the bottom of it, as another question I’ve been repeatedly asked which relates to this matter is, ‘Why do black men prefer white women?The first guy immediately threw the A word into the conversation.He said he’d tried approaching black girls in the past and was left feeling humiliated, so as a result never went back.It was asked with such confidence by a girl I was on a date with. Making small talk, I was having a White Russian and she was drinking a June Bug.She pulled out the pineapple on the side of the glass, took a bite and then looked at me twice before saying, ‘I’ve got to ask you something that I’ve been trying to wrap my head round. ’ It was one of those moments in your life that’ll always stick with you.An attitude of self respect’ Many of the girls felt that they were limited in the workplace in terms of how they conduct themselves.They felt that if somebody said something unkind to them that they had to choose their words carefully before retaliating or in some cases let it slide so as not be accused of having an attitude problem.