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If you actually look at the things that precipitate Afrikan family breakup without those Eurocentric gender narratives, you would be surprised how many causes are involved and how complex that is. My own conclusion is that our family breakups have less to do with this “gender war” that Eurocentrists keep saying it does and more to do with all of us starting, dating, and marrying or “shacking” with very Eurocentric ideas about what men and women should be in the first place. The emphasis of both genders on sexuality and materialism and social status as opposed to interdependence and spirituality is almost always at the core, whether the precipitating incidents involve men or women or both. I think we have always had more confused and miseducated men than bad ones, more confused and miseducated women than bad ones and when we all get together and bring kids in the mix…

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