BLACK VOICES
09/11/2014 12:33 pm ET Updated Sep 11, 2014

Black Men's Excuses For Ray Rice Sound A Lot Like The Ones Darren Wilson's Supporters Used

ASSOCIATED PRESS

Black men. Fellas. Brothers.

Stop complaining about Ray Rice’s (much deserved and yet woefully insufficient) punishment. Right now.

When we are beaten, slain and otherwise persecuted, our sisters, our mothers, and our women stand for us with nearly unilateral, unwavering support. They march for us. They cry out our names and demand justice. They support us in our moments of quiet fear when we shed the bitter tears of self-doubt and fatigue.

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