Be angry. Be outraged. Feel what you feel. Do not pretend to be something you aren’t.
Some people responded to this thread by saying that she herself was bashing Latinas. What they need to understand is that
We hit a point where he had to change or we were going to separate. That point was the Trayvon Martin trial and verdict. From the moment Trayvon's murder became visible, I dismissed the idea that his murderer's actions were justifiable in any way. Imagine my surprise when Kevin said that the evidence supported the murderer's account.
The show is problematic and it often relies on oppressive tropes that for some reason seem to be excused because RuPaul is black and gay.
In Harlem, we know hate hurts. No matter if the hatred comes from a streetcorner demagogue, or a candidate for presidency of the United States. Hate words have a way of turning into hate actions. Every soul is precious. No one is disposable.
Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, dictator of the Dominican Republic (1930 to 1961), wearing a collar of Dominican-mined gold studded
On election night in 2008, I would have been stunned to learn that black people would continue to be killed in broad daylight under Obama's presidency. And my tears would take on new meaning had I seen a future in which a black president mostly says nothing as black citizens are routinely targeted for mass incarceration and killed by police.