Too 20/20 To Pay Attention
Try as the news and various blogs might, and I simply cannot pay attention to the massacre in Aurora, Colorado. Do you know why? Because nothing will change. NOTHING! Men buy guns. Men steal guns. Men murder other people. White men are sympathized with and individualized and parsed out from the collective. Black men are collectively deemed savages and animals for mimicking the very same behavior.
Waiting for the shoe to drop. I heard it already, before, last time, long ago.
The book is thrown at Marissa Alexander.
Mother, it is your fault.
No daughter, it is your fault.
Hey girl, it is your fault.
Save the rapist, he may be raped!
Did something happen?