Ta-Nehesi Coates on Bill Cosby…

In fact, there is no real difference in claiming that a woman in an unmarried man’s hotel room forgoes the right to her body, and asserting that a black boy wearing a hoodie forgoes the right to his. Brutality is brutality, and it always rests on a bed of lies.

Piece by Ta-Nehisi Coates in The Atlantic on black men defending Bill Cosby and the fictions we create to justify brutality: Bill Cosby and Black Lives Matter – The Atlantic.