“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.” – James A. Baldwin
You cannot say disruption does not work when Sanders didn’t have racial injustice as a campaign plank prior to the interruptions.
Colorblindness gets co-opted as the tolerant, progressive and enlightened position when it’s really just intellectually lazy and a cop-out.
What I can’t respect is those that within their ignorance, lash out with hate.
Once you’re convicted by the court of public opinion, you might as well wear a death warrant on your forehead.
Friedman is correct about the reason for poverty in America (and that the free market is by far the greatest engine for eliminating poverty, bar none); his formulation doesn’t go as far as it could have, however.
Martin Luther King, Jr was and is not the head of some monolithic civil rights movement for all time.
I’m all for the positivity that most of our cops aren’t killing most of our black people, but let’s not lose sight that is a real, potent issue at play.