Not only does the 41-year-old Grammy Award winner have one of the most calming and melodic voices I’ve ever heard, she also drops a lot of knowledge whenever she opens her mouth.When we caught up with the singer on the press junket for the upcoming movie “Baggage Claim,” we knew exactly what we wanted to ask her about: that 2010 essay on interracial dating in Essence magazine and her advice for single mothers raising black men, in light of both her admission to suffering from postpartum depression after having her son and the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
If you haven’t been following the story, Michelle Obama’s event is set to feature poetry readings by a number of public figures.
One of the figures, the rapper Common, has come under intense scrutiny because of an old video in which he raps about carrying a gun and threatening police officers and then-President George W. The controversy also touched on a 2005 interview Common gave in which he came out against interracial dating as a detriment to “self love.”Some industrious soul decided to search through the other attendees’ public comments and came up with Scott’s Essence article which is now being widely shared and denounced.
In that way, Scott’s supposed racism in making these comments is about as real as Shirley Sherrod’s.
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Other musicians bands include Lifehouse, Shinedown, Blackstone Cherry, Finger Eleven, etc., Hosts 3 Doors Down.The column did indeed cause a small controversy when it first came out, however, it’s important to look beyond the scandal then and the (manufactured) one now and see that it is actually a very thoughtful piece.If you read past the provocative quote that Drudge tweeted, you’ll see that Scott is actually analyzing the internal conflict she has between being raised to view everyone as equal despite the color of their skin and the subconscious discomfort she feels seeing a successful black man dating a white woman.So I need you to understand the pros and cons of being a rebel. He’ll look at that as a reflection of himself and exactly who you don’t want him to be is who he’ll be because he thinks it’s in his DNA, but it’s bigger than DNA and that’s big.” “I wasn’t talking about interracial dating and that’s where everybody seemed to get it twisted. So it was pretty unfortunate what I ended up being on this platform where I don’t like interracial relationships. In the video below, Jill Scott also admitted to dating a white man before and also laid out what her idea of perfect man is, including someone who is “hungry for her love making often.” Go head Miss Scott! The article was intended to be called ‘I’m just saying.’ What it ended up being was Jill Scott discusses interracial relationships. White male attracted to and wants to date single black female coworker … com/Some-Soul-to-Keep-:-J.-California-Cooper-(Paperback,-1998)_ W0QQitem Z341454594467QQcmd ZView Item QQimsx Z20100324?