Happy Monday!!! Last week, I came across a video on YouTube that I thought was absolutely HEE-LARRY-US!!! It speaks so much to mainstream media’s perception of Black women…which isn’t a good thing. I’m sure some of you have seen it, and if you have, that’s ok. Maybe it’ll still give you a Monday morning chuckle.
My thoughts on the video? Sadly, for the average educated, well-bred, financially independent, upwardly mobile, slightly bougie, single Black woman, this is an accurate portrayal…with a little extremities. And unfortunately, there is a lot of double talk coming from us. We want a man who is able to provide, but we’re interested in remaining a team of one rather than becoming a team of two. And while we claim to be Christians, we only want to follow the parts of the Bible we like. And most importantly, we don’t recognize a good man when he’s sitting right in front of us, because he doesn’t meet our height, age, income, etc. requirement.
What are your thoughts on the video-good, bad, or indifferent? I have to admit I am a little tired of the not-knowing-what-I-want Black woman syndrome, but I’m glad this was something that is actually funny. Until next time, I’m just a Southern girl…in the city!