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That was when he told me that he was a rich, white doctor who made €11,000 [$A17,000] a month – to use his exact words.Women in Haiti, Peru, Cameroon and the Dominican Republic all threw themselves at his feet – so who the hell was I to refuse him?This video, although disgusting, wasn’t in any shape or form shocking.
I could not help but wonder if I was falling into the trap of being hypersensitive, and hyperaware about all things race.One night, we ate burgers in the dirty heat of Kreuzberg, and walked all night through the city until he dropped me off at my Airbnb. Apparently, so was he – quick to extend an invitation for me to visit him at his new post in Africa.But something about him didn’t feel right, and I couldn’t put a finger on it until I decided to go with my gut and end it a few weeks in.It’s true that men are described as opinionated and determined, whereas women are stigmatised with the labels “bossy” and “loud.” But as a black woman, I’ve been described as threatening. Men who had grown up watching the United States’ racial conflicts came out strongly against police brutality and segregation, but were completely blind to the homegrown bigotries they held towards Aboriginal people.
There is absolutely nothing more infuriating than the “good intentions” of well-meaning white men who assume that because they’ve never burned a cross on anyone’s lawn, that they are down with a cause that they believe begins and ends with a Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s infuriating because these are the same men who think that all black women have large butts.
Or that all black women sing, or dance, or are involved in the hip hop industry in some tangential way.