Marriage is for those who desire it. This woman does not discuss marriage in its primary context, religion. Marriage is about the bonding of two people in mind, body, and spirit. It cannot be relegated to home ownership and tax breaks.
Marriage isn't the issue--the deconstruction of community and intimate relationships as well as the disintegration of ethics--read self-sufficiency are.
This article smacks of sour grapes. Her conclusion seems to say, Look out white folks your time with wholesale dysfunction is coming! I find the article lame and shortsighted--Not to mention the writer's poor judgement--taking the sage wisdom of a sixth grader, who is a product of the deconstruction of community and intimate relationships as well as the disintegration of ethics, and running with it.
Marriage is For White People---Whatever!
'Marriage Is for White People'
By Joy JonesSunday, March 26, 2006; Page B01
I grew up in a time when two-parent families were still the norm, in both black and white America. Then, as an adult, I saw divorce become more commonplace, then almost a rite of passage. Today it would appear that many -- particularly in the black community -- have dispensed with marriage altogether.
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