It has taken me a bit to get myself together over the latest episode of the police killing an unarmed black man. And it turns out that Ta-Nehisi Coates said it far better than I ever could.
I think that this quote:
When nonviolence begins halfway through the war with the aggressor calling time out, it exposes itself as a ruse.
covers the whole thing perfectly.
Tagged: baltimore, riots, Ta-Nehisi Coates
“But it’s all right if we do it!”
Yes. There is sooo much in that one sentence that speaks to me. I can’t even unpack it all even for myself.