Don't Blame It on Rio: The Real Deal Behind Why Men Go to Brazil for Sex (Google eBook)

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Grand Central Publishing, Apr 24, 2008 - Social Science - 300 pages
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There is a not-so-new, not-so-secret destination where a growing number of American black men are traveling for the kind of sex and freedom they say they can't find with black women. Thousands of unsuspecting women are kissing their men good-bye while they go on "business" trips to Rio where they meet up with some of their friends and have sex every way they can imagine-no strings, no hassles, and no conscience.

This social worker is a Ph.D. student at the Mandel School of Applied Social Science at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. He is the founder of The Renaissance Male Project Inc. and a New Voices Fellow 2005. He has made appearances on both national and regional television and radio shows, and print publications such as Essence magazine, The Toledo Blade, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
  

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Contents

1 He goes on trips for several days often with a group of friends
2 His sexual appetite changes
4 He suddenly has more friends than he used to
5 He has a lot more inside jokes and dropped calls when talking with friends
6 He suddenly starts learning or speaking another language
8 He has problems with your looks
The Real Globetrotters or the New OGs
Sex Tourism
Black Mecca or Black Womb?
Going Native and the Culture of Domesticity
Conclusion
You Will Never Be the Same
The Biggest Affair of All
Lightning in a Bottle
Thought You Knew
Respect Regard and Reverence

Getting Their Groove Back
Brazil and Context
HipHop and the Black Middle Class
Meanings and Interpretation
Conclusion
A Message to Black Women
The Freaks Come Out with Age
The Bridge between Mens Physical and Mental Health
The Epiphany of Lust
Culture of Younger Women
Conclusion
The American Mans Alternative to American Women
She Has an Attitude
Black Mens Attitudes
Competition Conflict and Castration
Conclusion
Sexual Mismatches
The Ultimate Freaknik
Professional Black Women and the Big O
Neither Freaky nor Frigid
Big Black Women and the Dominatrix
Halle Berry on Steroids
Black Booty versus Brazilian Bundas
Dream Girls and the Black Male Minstrels
Brothers Are Scared of Revolution
Twentyfirst Century Black Power
Honesty Is the Best Policy Or Is It?
Not Desperate for Housewives
Hedging Their Bets
Big Love or Other Options for Black Women
Jacking Jill
Advanced Seminar
Another Conference on Black Males
With Friends Like These Who Needs Enemies?
Preemptive Strikes
Professional Black Men as the Second Sex
To Please
To Provide
To Protect
Crash and Extreme Makeovers
1 Many issues that middleclass and professional black women deal with as adults begin in college
2 Middleclass and professional black women want understanding to go both ways
4 Black women do struggle with the issue of settling and choosing the right men
5 Black womens sexuality is as nuanced as any other womens sexuality
6 Black women recognize that many middleclass and professional black men choose women who are subordinate to them
8 Black women do desire professional masculinity
10 Black women want the truth in all its forms
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This social worker is a Ph.D. student in the joint doctoral program in Social Work & Sociology at the University of Michigan. He is the founder of The Renaissance Male Project Inc. and a New Voices Fellow 2005. He has made appearances on both national and regional television and radio shows, and print publications such as Essence magazine, The Toledo Blade, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Karen Hunter, a Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist, has teamed up to write six bestsellers including: I MAKE MY OWN RULES (1997) with LL Cool J, LADIES FIRST (1999) with Queen Latifah, WENDY'S GOT HEAT (2003) and THE WENDY WILLIAMS EXPERIENCE (2004) with Wendy Williams, ON THE DOWN LOW (2004) with JL King, and CONFESSIONS OF A VIDEO VIXEN (2006) with Karrine Steffans. In addition to her books, Karen is also an Assistant Professor in the Film & Media Department at Hunter College.

Karen Hunter is one of the most sought-after collaborators in publishing. She has teamed up to write five best-sellers in her last eight books including: On the Down Low (2004) with AIDS activist JL King, Wendy's Got the Heat (2003) with nationally syndicated talk show host Wendy Williams, and I Make My Own Rules (1997) with LL Cool J. She has also written critically acclaimed Al on America with Rev. Al Sharpton. In addition to writing, Karen also hosts a New York morning talk show on WWRL (1600AM) every weekday from 6 a.m.-10 a.m.-one of the first women to break the morning talk genre as the lead host. Karen is also an Assistant Visiting Professor in the Film & Media Department at Hunter College. She lives in Orange, New Jersey.

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