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Rich black men and white women

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The following was contributed by: To what do we owe this unique attraction that the male descendants of ex-slaves have for women with whom had they been caught 75 years ago would have resulted in instant lynching?

Asked another way, why do Black men choose not to marry their own women? Although we see this unfortunate state of affairs taking place on the celebrity level at an increased rate, the truth of the matter is that even middle-class Black men desire a wife of European stock. The answer to this social predicament is rather obvious, has it roots in historical oppression and is the natural outgrowth of self-hatred.

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Black men, having suffered emasculation more than any other male population in United States history, is constantly longing for approval from the greater white society, and in particular for a validation of their manhood. For many Black men, the desire for social approval, especially from whites, increases with the degree of their economic, occupational and material success.

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Thusly, the desire to be "treated" and "perceived" as "equal" tends to intensify as the Black man attempts to validate himself by "copying" the Rich black men and white women man in all other spheres of life but yet the stain of inferiority and inequality remains stamped upon his unconscious.

Thusly, to cope with this internal and unconscious pain of inferiority the psychologically crippled Black man seeks the white woman's hand in marriage principally as a means of achieving validation and acceptance into white culture. Despite the reality that he will never be integrated, accommodated or acculturated into the greater white societal structure, he is now able to cope because he now goes home to a symbolic representation of the white world, the white female.

When she tells him that she loves him, when she stares with blue or green eyes into his soul, he has a mental orgasm that implies, although erroneously, that he has finally achieved acceptance into the White world.

Rich black men and white women Obviously, the implications of low self-esteem and racial self-hatred cannot be overstated in this discussion. Having been reviled, mistreated, marginalized and outcast for most of his life; after receiving his education and career placement he now feels that it is possible to rejoin the same society that has rejected him. Without question, Black men married to white women would argue to the contrary, as no human being will readily admit to hating himself.

However, despite the "love" argument, which implies that the accident of nature and spirit brought them together, we find socioeconomic reasons for why White women marry Black men.

White women primarily marry Black men from whom they can gain something.

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