Mistreatment does not excuse irresponsibility

My Black former husband claimed that his rage was the effect of the hostile conditions of his environment and was, therefore, qualified; bona fide. He said, “Blacks are born victims!”

In trying to comprehend his world, I read and I pondered: Will American Blacks fail in spite of or because of having been born Black? Is my former husband in charge of his fate? His Black militant stance was his badge of honor, Black righteous anger and mistrust.

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