Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Quote of the Day

The unfortunate surrender of the black left to ideological purity has lessened its use to the black masses, forgetting a lesson that James Baldwin and his fellow thinkers and activists never forgot: the point of witness, and the policy that it informs, is, always, the achievement of justice for the black folk witnesses claim to speak for.  Anything less than that, any idea other than that, is but a roadblock to genuine change.

-- Michael Eric Dyson, What Truth Sounds Like, p. 228

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