The Sideshow of Respectability Politics

Black males, anti-Black patriarchy, and narcissism remain dominant forces in anti-racist movements like Black Lives Matters

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Rev. Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Martin Luther King III among group after Michael Brown’s funeral, as hearse is readied for Brown’s casket, Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church, St. Louis, Missouri, August 25, 2014 (cropped). (Scott Olson/Getty Images).

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