By Gary L. Lemons
One man's account of turning into a feminist professor.
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By the age of eighteen, I was also a black boy who had experienced ten years of domestic violence. ” While I quickly learned to pass as a smart white student in high school (as a black student desperately trying to rise above the racist stigma of blackness), no one really knew or saw me for who I was— a deeply wounded black boy. Aaronette White’s concept of feminism as a spiritual response to a culture of male supremacist ideas of manhood embodies much potential for also formulating a model of black male self-recovery linked to inner healing.
M]en have a tremendous contribution to make to feminist struggle in the area of exposing, confronting, opposing, and transforming the sexism of their male peers. When men show a willingness to assume equal responsibility in feminist struggle, performing whatever tasks are necessary, women should affirm their revolutionary work by acknowledging them as comrades in struggle. —bell hooks [M]ost profeminist Black men have to prove themselves to feminists and nonfeminists alike. That is, many people in our society are not used to the radical definitions of manhood that profeminist men are choosing to explore; nor are they used to the racial notion that men, particularly Black men, can be feminists.
In church, I received awards for being different from boys like them. There, most adults (particularly older ones) praised my quietness, politeness, intelligence, and God-fearing obedience. For all of the ways being a “church boy” contributed to my outsider gender status at school, the black churches I grew up in provided me with a spiritual foundation rooted in gender and racial compassion. ” In the Gaines Street Church of God (that many years later my father would pastor), I served as a Sunday school teacher and superintendent, choir member, and performer of any other duty bestowed upon me.
Black Male Outsider: Teaching As a Pro-Feminist Man by Gary L. Lemons