Paula channelPosted on 2020 January
Cole made it a point to begin his artistic work honoring the life of James Avery, the man portraying the character of Uncle Phil on the Fresh Prince show, who had passed away in , months before J. I was struck by how he ignored scholarship showing how white women are lauded as the essence of beauty, domesticity, and ideal womanhood. Could we expect the tropes of simplicity and predictability with regard to African-American males and the same subjects? I have no problem with racial preferences.
A mutual friend introduced us, and we proceeded to have a curious conversation about color — or as she would have said, colour. Additionally, I interviewed ten black women who are divorced from their white husbands. She must have read my mind when she made the disclaimer about finding white men attractive, too.