Archive for 'race'
Jason Whitlock responds to members of the black press after they complained that news outlets were disrespecting Taylor’s victimhood by reporting on his troubled past:
No disrespect to Taylor, but he controlled the way he would be remembered by the way he lived. His immature, undisciplined behavior with his employer, his run-ins with law enforcement, which [...]
This week, when the University of Delaware reported that all whites are racist, I thought about the first time I was accused.
It was during my 8th grade history class when Ms. Lombardo told us that whites had enslaved blacks. She said that because we had benefitted from generations of slavery, we were racist.
The revelation troubled [...]
In a recent Daily News column, essayist Stanley Crouch explains why he believes that poverty is a poor excuse for violence.
Crouch blames gangs and correctly draws parallels between KKK members “who became homicidally enraged at the idea of a black man acting as if he was a free person,” and today’s gangs that “terrorize black [...]
A reader objected recently to my comment that Democrats were responsible for the lynching of black and white Republicans during the 19th and 20th centuries. Sounding a little like Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, he demanded academic proof.
Although one essay cannot adequately present proof, these books, this movie, and this Civil War series contain plenty of [...]