BREAKING: Today marks two weeks since the murder of Michael Brown. Today also marks this blog's 14th continuous day of coverage on the Ferguson MO protests and the investigation of Michael Brown's murder. Brown's killer, Officer Darren Wilson, has still not been brought to justice.
“I think white gay people feel cheated because they were born, in principle, in a society in which they were supposed to be safe. The anomaly of their sexuality puts them in danger, unexpectedly. Their reaction seems to me in direct proportion to their sense of feeling cheated of the advantages which accrue to white people in a white society. There’s an element, it has always seemed to me, of bewilderment and complaint. Now that may sound very harsh, but the gay world as such is no more prepared to accept black people than anywhere else in society.”—James Baldwin, In a 1984 interview with Richard Goldstein (via whitelbgqtprivilege)