As women, we’re often unfairly accused of a lot of things because, you know, misogyny, patriarchy and the like. That is especially the case when it comes to our relationships with the opposite sex. But when Black women are accused of emasculating Black men in particular, there are so many additional elements that come into play. Like, oh, I don’t know, the long-lasting effects and consequences of horrendous acts committed against us, like the purposeful separation of men from their families – instituted during the trans-Atlantic slave trade and at numerous other points in history. When it comes to that subject, there’s definitely too much to tackle in this slideshow alone, but it goes to show you how our dynamics and interactions are shaped by so many factors and forces.
And on that note…here are several unfair ways that women are often accused of emasculating men.