quote:Originally posted by tmonster:quote:Originally posted by Shango67:
I was a member of the Long Island chapter in late 70's and early 80's. I wanted no part of it then, I find nothing about Jack and Jill useful today
There is a color caste system and it seemed as if light skinned Africans were prefered over dark.
There was always talk about money and who has the most of it.
Titles were very important. "That is Dr. Blah Blah Blah daughter."
Kids were made to feel like shit if they did not go to a Ivy League school or a fancy private high school.
And EVERYTHING looked like white country club behavior. What the fuck do Black folks look like hosting a cotillion?
At Jack and Jill you were trained to be more palatable to wbite people.