Finding men for African-American women

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I watched some documentaries on the difficulty African-American women find in wedding men of their own race. There are rather more BLACK women in the United States than there are black men. This is partly because as in all Western lands the female life expectancy is higher than that of males. there is a high murder rate among black men. Over a million black men are in prison.

This problem is especially acute for bourgeois black ladies. Black people who go on to higher education are about 2/3rds female. 

Many black men marry out.

42% of black women have never married. However, some of them are living in long term relationships.

Slavery messed up the black family. Many slavewomen were raped by their masters and overseers. Growing up without a loving father was quite common in the slave era. Furthermore, slave marriages were often broken by one of the spouses by being sold down the river.

The black community in the US has had trouble recovering from this trauma. Many black men marry women of other races. Perhaps this is a status symbol because white women were forbidden fruit until the 1960s.

So what is the solution? Some women could share one man. I am not saying to perrmit bigamy but this could be done informally. There is another answer to this vexed issue. 

I have also watched programmes about Western men – chiefly Americans – going to other countries to marriage introduction events. These occur chiefly in COlombia and Russia. I am thinking of something similar for black American ladies.

 How about arranging such dating websites and marriage tours in African counties. I am thinking chiefly of West African countries since they are the kin of black America. These countries should be the Anglophone countries of Occidental AFrican. Nigeria, Liberia, Ghana and so forth. There is another reason for selecting West Africa as a destination for American women to find husbands from their own race. Southern Africa and Eastern Africa have a frighteningly high rate of AIDS. I do not judge anyone who suffers from this horrific malady. No one is a bad person from suffering this terrible illness. I am stating the plain fact. One could test men who signed up to this organisation to ensure that only healthy men were considered. The women who sign up to try and find spouses could be of any race but it is probable that the majority who do so would be of the African race. This would also bring more money to Africa in terms of company revenues and later remittances.

So much intermarriage may breed out racial differences in America and this may be no bad thing. Brazil faces severe poverty and many intractable problems. However, it does not seem to have racial animus since few can lay claim to unalloyed racial descent. 

 

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About Calers

Born Belfast 1971. I read history at Edinburgh. I did a Master's at UCL. I have semi-libertarian right wing opinions. I am married with a daughter and a son. I am allergic to cats. I am the falling hope of the not so stern and somewhat bending Tories. I am a legal beagle rather than and eagle. Big up the Commonwealth of Nations.

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