A writer for The Root by the name of Jeneé Desmond-Harris recently wrote an editorial entitled, “What Single Women Can Learn from Michelle”. The title uses “what single women can learn,” but it’s really concentrating on the dismal marriage statistics in the black community and if black women are looking to marry the man of their dreams they need to follow the example of Michelle Obama.
The thing that black women aren’t getting is that while trying to find Mr. Right, they use the “packaging” too much as a deal breaker. He’s short, he’s tall, he’s bald, he’s too hairy, he’s dumpy, his ears stick out too much. And what she points out here is that if Michelle would have said, “Wooooo girl, did you see those ears?” We may not know either the President or her today because a woman is detrimental to a man’s progress. The sheer translation of it all is, “Why can’t black women drop the fairytale and look for the attributes they so desperately want, in his soul?”
Read Mrs. Desmond-Harris’s editorial. I guarantee you will agree with MOST of what she has to say. If you don’t agree, maybe you agree with the fact that while the dating scene seems to be a wasteland maybe, just maybe black women need to broaden their horizons. Chris Rock’s newest stand-up reveals the secret to why black women hate to see a black man with a white woman. Do you wanna know the secret too? Drum roll please….BECAUSE BLACK WOMEN AREN’T ATTRACTED TO WHITE MEN!