Where’s Black Outrage for Mark Carson?

The LGBT community has shown more anger over the death of the openly gay African-American man.

Tim Doody lights a candle at a shrine for Mark Carson on May 20, 2013, in New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out –
because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out — because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out — because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me — and there was no one left to speak for me.

Keli Goff is The Root’s special correspondent. Follow her on Twitter.

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