I know from personal experience that two people from different worlds will have to work extra hard to understand what it means to be in their significant other’s racial shoes.
Another point that Blanks made in his argument for interracial relationships was that the typical eligible and successful Black man he is a commodity and will use this to their advantage with women.
Many things can be explained through facts and figures, but I doubt that the myriad of difficulties that can exist in love and marriage can’t be solved by social theory.
From my years of field research, I can assure you that a White man can be just as commitmentphobic, misogynistic and unreliable as a Black one.
As disappointing as this may be to the sistas who have bought into the Myth of the White Knight, .
There must be something comforting in the belief that the decline in marriage can be remedied by taking pragmatic and logical approach towards relationships for these two highly educated and socially privileged Black people.
But as far as I’m concerned, Blanks has somehow found a way to market positive eugenics as a rational solution to the decrease in the rate of Black marriages.
It’s when one of our own joins rank with the establishment that we’ve got to really ask ourselves “What the hell is going on?