Historically people have always sexualized black girls and women. Such as in the case of Sarah Baartman. Sarah, due to her large buttocks, was exhibited in freak shows across Europe under the name “Hottentot Venus”.
Dear White People, there’s no handbook on this stuff, we get it. And, anti-racism is not taught widely in schools. So, please be willing to entertain the possibility that you could have some blind spots.