From Warrior to Medea: The effeminization of the Arican man

ef·femi·nate (e femə nit, i-)  adjective

1.     having the qualities generally attributed to women, as weakness, timidity, delicacy, etc.; unmanly; not virile

2.     characterized by such qualities; weak; soft, decadent, etc


“The truth is considered hate only to those who hate the truth.” – Dr. Kamau Kambon

Mwalimu Baruti once commented that many of the African males pursuing professional degrees have subconsciously suppressed all signs of “aggression” in order to be less threatening in corporate environments. So while they appear to be “gay” they actually are not but are indeed effeminized.

There has been one new stereotype added to the paradigm over the past few decades-the Black man in drag, currently re-emerging, headed by filmmaker/actor Tyler Perry.


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