Expats and foreigners make up about 85% of Dubai’s population so native residents are greatly outnumbered and somewhat marginalized.With porous borders, tax free living and extreme wealth, the lure of negative influences is ever-present, but hidden in plain sight.Where wealth and materialism are glorified, sexuality and the objectification of women are not far behind.
In order, to keep Black women in a place (as well as making us less desirable to White men) of servitude, we were made into sexless beast of burden. Let me state a few of history’s very hidden examples and tidbits.
Arab money, materialism, luxury goods and extreme architectural monuments leave stars in the eyes of many.
But all that glitters is not gold and Dubai’s reputation as an exclusive luxury destination has become the world’s worst kept secret.
Overweight, loud, poorly groomed, uneducated ad every other “un” you can think of. Balls Quadroon balls were some of the most fashionable, desirable social activities of the social season.
There were also several other levels of balls and parties, all for the purpose of young free women of color making the acquaintance of a young a White men. The mother, aunt or any other maternal figure would attend with the young woman.