An era of terror and lynchings was inaugurated, and the legacy of these sexual politics lingered well into the twentieth century.
This is a user-contributed, ever-expanding list of theatrical and made-for-TV movies that feature romantic relationships between black women and white men.
Hodes provides details of the wedding of a white servant-woman and a slave man in 1681, an antebellum rape accusation that uncovered a relationship between an unmarried white woman and a slave, and a divorce plea from a white farmer based on an adulterous affair between his wife and a neighborhood slave.
Drawing on sources that include courtroom testimony, legislative petitions, pardon pleas, and congressional testimony, she presents the voices of the authorities, eyewitnesses, and the transgressors themselves--and these voices seem to say that in the slave South, whites were not overwhelmingly concerned about such liaisons, beyond the racial and legal status of the children that were produced.
Some of the relationships depicted aren’t entirely , of course.
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I know I'm about to open a can of worms with this post, so I'm going to tread carefully.
I was sent an email asking if I would be interested in sharing the following infographic on my blog.
If this is the first time his friends have hung out with a black person, the interracial learning curve can be steep.
Image Source: Sometimes your crew doesn’t do any better. So why not try out “N***a” in a rap song or join you when you complain about how “black people are always…” But even several years in, things can get awkward pretty quickly.