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“Is Marriage for White People” Closing Post

I would like to thank you all for a wonderful turn out last night for the discussion of Professor Banks’ “Is Marriage for White People.”    And a special thanks to you Professor Banks for taking time out of your … Continue reading

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Change of heart…

Change of heart?? I did enjoy this book and I’m interested to hear from you IYBC! Did anyone see things in a different light? Are there those of you who totally agree or disagree with Professor Banks, or are you … Continue reading

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Is Marriage For White People? The Wedding Ring….Should I be concerned?

There is a small part in Ch. 5 that speaks of a woman wearing her ring even when it was too small just so she would not be stereotyped as the “poor black single mother” taking advantage of government assistance.   … Continue reading

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Is Marriage For White People? By Ralph Richard Banks

Well, I do believe Professor Banks is off to a great start indeed! One of the baffling questions I wanted answered was, why this title? We obviously can deduce that Prof. Banks could not be suggesting marriage is only for … Continue reading

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