A year-old black woman, she's already a prosecuting attorney in Atlanta and running for state court judge. Personable yet direct, Marchand isn't the kind of woman you find standing by passively on the sidelines of life. But you would find her, for example, at the Georgia Dome, cheering on the Atlanta Falcons pro football team. You've heard of a man's man. Marchand is the quintessential man's woman: She appears to have it all.
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Dear Carolyn: My husband is uncomfortable with our year-old white son dating a black woman. Or was he raised amid biases he never questioned? Or is he just a freestanding bigot and circumstances never lined up in a way that revealed this to you before? So find out. Dear Carolyn: I went on a vacation years ago with one of my closest friends and her friends. On a night on the town, I was drugged and ended up being fondled and kissed by a man my group had met earlier in the day at a bar.
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Scandal star Kerry Washington appeared in sketches as a nagging girlfriend; a sassy, eye-rolling assistant; and a rageful Ugandan beauty queen. In it, she played Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, and Beyonce, and the producers apologized to the actress for forcing her to undergo multiple wardrobe changes in one scene. The roles it offers to them fall in line with much of the rest of popular media: stereotypical, demeaning, and scarce. For the next five years, whenever a sketch called for a black woman, the part would be played by Morris in drag.
Back in the s, it might have been raining men, but today there's a veritable drought -- at least for two groups of single ladies. The question of whether America's women have enough marriageable men was taken on by Brookings Institution senior fellow Isabel Sawhill and former senior research assistant Joanna Venator. Their answer isn't all that reassuring for two distinct groups of women: college-educated women and black women. The study, which used data from the Current Population Survey and the General Social Survey, found that recent trends in men's earnings and college graduation rates, as well as the high incarceration rate for black men, are to blame for an uneven balance between the genders in those two groups. Overall, men are not only earning less than they used to, but they're failing to enroll in colleges at the same rate as their female counterparts.