Content note: This article contains sources to rape.
Once I choose my son up in the collection, he could be standing right in front of the blond woman. I hear them talking, laughing, flirting in that awkward early-teen way as I move closer. We stop, get my son’s eye, and provide them their space. She obviously likes my son, and he can be seen by me basking when you look at the attention.
We acknowledge with a motherly pride that somebody besides their grandmothers and me acknowledges their attractiveness. But, during the time that is same I begin to view the entranceway. I’m abruptly anxious.
“Why? ” I ask myself.
We understand I’m interested in the girl’s parents. My son is certainly not white. The old idea that men of color are sexually dangerous continues to circulate from Donald Trump’s comments about Mexican immigrants being “drug dealers” and “rapists” to Dylann Roof’s comments about Black men raping white women. Continuar lendo The way I being A White Girl Have Always Been Unlearning Dangerous Stereotypes that is sexual about and Brown Guys