When angry voices speak, we all need to listen

While the LGBT movement was inspired by the black civil rights struggle, gay white people don't have special insight into the African-American experience, argues Kevin Riordan.

NYC action in solidarity with Ferguson. Mo, encouraging a boycott of Black Friday Consumerism.
NYC action in solidarity with Ferguson. Mo, encouraging a boycott of Black Friday Consumerism.

Kevin Riordan: When angry voices speak, we all need to listen

I once chatted with a man who made wonderful art. Even the way he described his creative process was pure plainspoken poetry. But as I left, I noticed something on his studio wall that was brutally at odds with all the fine conversation and craftsmanship. It was a postcard-sized internet image of a simian President Obama…

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