He understands the burden and pain of racial prejudice. He knows about racism. But, when the topic is sexism, there is only silence from my Black male friends. It seems they do not want to accept gender prejudice hurts Black women. The lives of African-American men and women are uniquely equal.
American history created a male-female relationship formed by equally dismal circumstances. We were kidnapped together, chained together, bore the slave-holder’s whip together, worked the fields together, escaped together, and fought for freedom together.