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I haven’t been single in a long time, so I’m not used to such a forward greeting. While I was walking down the street unmolested before, I was now the center of attention.She obviously meant it to be a compliment, and I took it as such. Then, the journalist in me wanted to interview her about her “sweet dark” comment: But then I figured she probably didn’t start talking to me to initiate a cultural exchange. “Have a good night,” I said and continued on my way, laughing to myself that being black in China had so far led me to get tagged with a name that sounds like a 1970s porn star: “Sweet Dark Goes to China: Putting the ‘Shag’ in ‘Shanghai.’” The next day, the moment I’d been told about finally came to be: I got mobbed by curious passers-by. I was about to cross the street to the riverside promenade when a group of guys approached me; one held up his phone and said, “Picture? It was as if I was the target of a Chinese flash mob.I did, however, get some attention from the young women who hung out around the streets surrounding my hotel.As I walked by, these ladies — sometimes in pairs and sometimes alone — would go to great lengths to get my attention. But on one occasion, a pretty 20-something stepped in front of me and said in halting English, “You’re a sweet dark.” That one stopped me in my tracks. Soon, other people on the street — men and women, young and old — joined in to snap pictures with me.“Um, I don’t know if the sight of a 6-foot-2-inch black man wearing a mask would go over well in China,” I joked.
” That’s the reaction I got from a fellow travel writer who’d just learned that my next overseas trip was to Shanghai.
But for now, I’m going to see if the Twitter handle “@Sweet Dark” is available.
After a busy day of revealing exercises and emotional sessions to explore what's really at the heart of their anger, the women of the House of Healing retire indoors to relax before attending a mixer at the house with some surprise guests.
Or maybe I was outed as a Yank because word got out that it took me 10 minutes to figure out the electronic bidet in my hotel bathroom. About to take a sidecar tour of Shanghai with Gary (and yes, Mom, I put on a helmet right after this pic was taken)!
#Shanghai #langhamshanghai #langham #langhamxintiandi #china #motorcycle #sidecar A post shared by Sid Lipsey (@sidlipsey) on That evening, as I strolled through Shanghai’s bustling Xintiandi district, I didn’t have Brittany’s experience — no crowd gathered to pose for photos with me.