This time, though, it was tinged with nostalgia as I realized that it might be my last time driving through the Grapevine, my last time seeing the San Juan Reservoir, my last time smelling those stinky cows.(I never knew I would feel so strongly about the stench of manure.)As much as I’d like to talk on and on about cow dung on my dessert blog, the point I’m getting at is that on this last road trip, we passed lots of roadside farm stands selling fresh berries, peaches, and cherries.Black women will negotiate with Black Sexism without blinking an eye, but the notion of navigating race-issues with a non-blk partner without making it the center of the household seems foreign? Just like many bm choose ww who remind them of bw but arent, bw do the same with wm.They actually WANT a black male, but cant find or keep one so they go find a white one and try to TURN him into a black dude.
It is amazing and life changing being around people that think the same way that I do in regards to trying to be better.
It’s where we grew into each other, and it’s been the backdrop for all of our adventures and friendships and date nights.
From paddleboarding in the ocean to long training runs in Griffith Park to finding the best fusion burritos in Silver Lake, we’ve made this city our home, and I already miss it terribly.
Black males are not excluded from the advent of Sexism – to the contrary they were the FIRST Sexists.
Yet bw dont feel the need to champion that cause and place it at the center of all their interactions with them.