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What is EBONY Attitudes?
Reader comments are listed below. Comments are currently closed and new comments are no longer being accepted. The war on Young Black males drug's has devastated the African American community, leaving families in tatters and millions trapped behind the walls, gates, and bobwire of the prison industrial complex. At the turn of the twentieth century up until the 's, the Black illegitimacy rate was somewhere around 10 percent, and crime rates were low.
Jennifer Maxwell, 30 years old
But when I do, I mostly stick to shows with a focus on romance. Whether in reality shows like Love Island and The Bachelorette or fictional series like The L Word and Modern Love , I am constantly finding women like myself—women of color—left out of romantic lead roles. Instead of being on the receiving end of a healthy romantic relationship, they often play the friend, the roommate, or the one who is undeserving of healthy love. The show follows Mickey, a young white woman living in Los Angeles who struggles with alcoholism and sex addiction. Despite her very apparent flaws, she has no problem attracting men and ends up in a relationship with a guy named Gus. The recently cheated-on Gus is newly single and still coping with his breakup. Like other men on the show, he takes a deep interest in Mickey, despite her chaotic lifestyle. But when black and brown women tend to be chaotic in film, similar to Mickey, they are not successful in the world of dating or particularly sought after.
But I just find black people to be better looking. The men are just hotter. She must have read dating mind when she made the disclaimer about finding white men attractive, too.