Pitts: Blacks must confront their homophobia
At day's end, though, the great tragedy here is neither historical amnesia nor moral cowardice. No, the tragedy is embodied in Barry's description of African Americans as a people for whom open homosexuality is rare. That description is, unfortunately, too accurate -- not simply for black Washington, but for black America. We are a socially conservative people.
And our conservatism is, quite lite...
Miami Herald • May 10, 2009