Yet criticism — some of it hurled online, some of it in Karazin’s face — for “marrying out” can be cruel. “Black men date or marry interracially at more than double the level women do,” she said. They can date anyone they want to — black women, white women.” The purpose of the dating challenge, she said, was to expand a woman’s choices.
Black women are up to 50 percent more likely than their male counterparts to graduate from high school, reports the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and The Schott Foundation for Public Education.
Meanwhile, said Karazin, the rate of out-of-wedlock births to black women is 72 to 80 percent — up to 100 percent in some communities.
Some of the ills facing black men, particularly high incarceration rates for relatively minor crimes, are unfair to them.
The Roman jurisprudence during a time at least exaggerated the paternal power to the point of ownership, but it did not emphasize any duties that he had to perform.
His dominion over his children was not less complete than that over his slaves.
He possessed an undisputed right of life and death; he might sell them into slavery and dispose of any property they had acquired.