“Please join us in congratulating identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner, they have been named co-valedictorians for Spelman College Class of 2013 with a 4.0 GPA. The Bronner sisters are Atlanta natives who are making history as the first twins to receive the designation in the history of Spelman College.”
I feel like Black men here will hook up with Black girls, but rarely date them. However, they date or become more serious with girls of other races and then wonder why we say we’re not here for the Black guys on this campus.
Although black boys across the country can see and read about successful black men in history and postmodern media, many black boys view the success of those men as something unattainable, considering they don’t have the opportunity to witness black male success up close and personal.
Antonio Maurice Daniels - Research Associate in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA).
When you think you find one Black guy on campus that you might be even the least bit interested in, there are about 20 other girls who are interested in the same guy, and these are the Black girls. In addition, to those, you have to factor in girls from other ethnicities who want a dip in the brownie mix.
That sort of stuff makes you realize how important the gender gap in Black college education is. With the Black male to female college population at a 1:2 ratio, finding love in the Black community on campus feels nearly impossible - at least to me.
Sweatpants, hair tied, chillin’ with no make up on; that’s when I’m most studious. I hope that you don’t take it wrong. You don’t even trip when I say I’m bringing my books along. You know that I’m stressin’; struggle bus don’t even drop me home!
“Dear White People" (Concept Trailer) - a satire about being a Black face in a white place. "This satire explores the issues of race and identity from the viewpoints of four Black students at a fictitious predominantly white school.” (CNN)
It’s amazing how relevant the concept is to this blog. Can anyone relate?