But it did make me reflect on why I had limited myself for so long to just having sex and dating Black men or never challenging the popular stereotypes.
Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn, co-author of the soon-to-be released put it best in the chapter called, “Let’s Talk About Sex …
I wouldn’t give him a definite answer, as I had articles to finish and work to do.
But he was persistent, followed up by Skyping me that evening re-extending his invitation. A few days later, he was headed to a nearby island and invited me to come along to explore.
He broke the ice immediately and said, “She’s American.” And once again, I got the line, “We thought you were Brasilian!