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Why Women Should (but probably won’t) rule the world (2 of 2)

February 5, 2012 Leave a comment

The successful female is genetically hazardous to her own species.

Xenocrates

Beyonce - Who Run The World (Girls)

As we were discussing in the previous post, Sasha Fierce, aka Beyoncé Knowles seems to have some pretty misplaced conceptions about who runs the world. So we decided to ask the question (hypothetically), why can’t women run the world? We covered the first five of what I believe to be the top ten of those reasons. In this post, I cover the top five. If you thought the previous post on this issue was a doozy, then hang on to your stockings. This one bites.

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Special Thanks: My good friend Stéphanie Jevtić for her priceless contribution to this article.
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Do Black Men Prefer White Women?

June 6, 2009 289 comments

“While everyone is entitled to their preferences, true love has no colour…”

- Xenocrates

Obsessed (2009) still
In the film Obsessed (2009), a deranged white woman (played by Ali Larter) comes on rather strongly to a powerful black executive (played by Idris Elba). Thereafter, the film becomes a setup for the ultimate cat fight between the white woman and the black man’s wife (played by Beyoncé Knowles). The plot reverses the black man pursues white woman stereotype.

While it is obvious that the film’s ludicrous plot is nothing more than a visualization of the revenge fantasy of every black woman who has ever lost a lover to a white woman, it does beg the question: Do black men prefer white women? Is there any truth to this stereotype? I explore this and other related issues in this thought provoking piece on sex and racial politics.

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