Race & Discourse

The Ghost of Don Imus

Sixteen years ago, the radio shock jock sparked outrage and a conversation about hip-hop and black culture. But the “people who know better” have not done better.

Is It Still OK to Be White?

It shouldn’t surprise when once in a while, the conditioned hypervigilant self-restraint of white society melts over in acts of Icarus-like self-destruction.

Race Everywhere

“Whites”—to the extent we can determine any race in an intermarried, multiracial society—do not fit the now ossified definition of an exploitive majority.

Reckless Reparations Reckoning

The lesson from the $22 trillion record of Great Society compensatory payouts is that massive infusions of federal money are more apt to ensure social disruption and dislocation than alleviate them.

The Equity Paradox

Equal opportunity rewards excellence. Equal outcomes require tyranny and are indifferent to excellence.