I always knew I wasn`t a. But if I`m not the and if it`s true that your invention reveals you, who`s the? ”You must walk as your blood beats. – James Baldwin…. Happy birthday to the symbol. pic.twitter.com/DuMtENSaJA I find it interesting that you do not mention gays and those born outside the heteronormative model in your list of deserving Americans. Of all the categories you cite, we are the only undernourished group that, at least on paper, is not the same. I hope this omission will not indicate that you are in sync with Trump and others on the repression of homosexuals. I hope that anyone who has suffered particularly from the devastation of oppression, in his success in combating it, would not have reached such a level of consolation that he may then feel entitled to apply it to others whose aesthetics they may not understand. What we want is for each other and for our land. Our concern revolves around us, which sustains all life, where all men have their place, but not all values.
We must consciously fight against values, policies and systems based on oppression, exclusion and domination. ”We can contradict and love each other again, unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and my right to exist.” James Baldwin #quote #quotes Given all of the above, it was clear that Baldwin had not been short of comments. Scroll down to find 10 of Baldwin`s most important quotes that will change your life. Ma, our disagreement with Trump is rooted in his support for oppression against people whom he and his supporters consider others, and against their denial of their humanity and their right to exist. This quote from James Baldwin describes Trump`s attacks well: ”Whatever you describe to another person, it`s also a revelation about who you are and who you think you are. You cannot describe anything without betraying your point of view, your desires, your fears, your hopes. We know that there are many Americans who believe not only in the American state of emergency, but also in the supremacy of a white and Christian America.