No racism, trolling nor any pent up butthurt-ness here. Just confusion. Why is it that White men are seen as not as "real men" as (oh geez how do I NOT piss people off with this?) black guys?
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I have heard of this though I have not personally witnessed it. I think the reason is that whites are continuously gilt tripped into being particularly apologetic to any and all groups of people. This would then make them look less confident since they would be more prone to avoiding conflict with said groups for fear of being viewed as racist/prejudice. I also think that at least here in america blacks are portrayed as being "tough" just because they have nothing else. Its an overcompensation, they feel that they have to prove themselves to there community and others, which is why black neighborhoods at least where I live (chicago) tend to be the most violent. They feel they have lesser value for being poor and thus need to reassert ther masculinity in other ways by trying to act tough and confident. I have also heard it argued that this is in part because divorce has ravaged the black community and so with out father figures to show them how to be men, they create a characture of masculinty, the hyper sex, hyper macho image in order to emmulate there idea of what it means to be men. This is just from various things I have heard and are obviously only hypothesiss (I don't know the plural on that) and shouldn't be taken as truth, since it could be all of these things or none of them.2