THE DISCUSSION on the post “Rape and Race” continues here.
Elizabeth Wright, a black blogger at Issues and Views, writes:
Leave it to blacks and whites, both male and female, to jump to the defense of black men and to rationalize rape. Of course, I wouldn’t expect whites to have listened in on candid conversations that I, as a black, have had over the years. And, at this point in this country’s multicultural history, I wouldn’t expect anyone to be honest, even about statistics.
“Alte,” who is black, is full of every cliché that has become popular in attempts to enhance the reputation of black men. According to current drivel, miscegenation was not at its greatest when white masters had total control over their female property, but only later when they had to coax and buy the favors of freed black women. This supposedly makes the interracial sexual arrangement occurring during Reconstruction and the Jim Crow period even more odious than the previous slavery arrangement, although no one can show any evidence for such a fabricated claim.
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