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The Welfare State's Legacy Sep. 20, 2017

Walter E. Williams

That the problems of today's black Americans are a result of a legacy of slavery, racial discriminat... Read More

Charlottesville, Trump and the Resurgence of White Nationalism Aug. 17, 2017

Steve Chapman

The birth of a child is a happy occasion that inspires joy and celebration. So momentous is the day ... Read More

Slavery Jul. 19, 2017

Walter E. Williams

Too many people believe that slavery is a "peculiar institution." That's what Kenneth Stampp called ... Read More

A Pope Who Understood the American Vision Jul. 12, 2017

Terence Jeffrey

It was a bright April day in Washington, D.C., when a large crowd gathered on the South Lawn of the ... Read More

The Complex Morality of Preserving History Jun. 01, 2017

Laura Hollis

Evangelical author and pastor Jim Wallis has referred to slavery as America's "original sin." That i... Read More

When Obama Compared Slaves to Immigrants, He Got Applause; Carson Gets Called 'Uncle Tom' Mar. 16, 2017

Larry Elder

Dr. Ben Carson, in a speech before employees of Housing and Urban Development, the department he now... Read More

Frederick Douglass: Bookends of a Great American Life Mar. 10, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass and I go way back — to the day I discovered his "Life and Time... Read More

Jesse Jackson: 'You Drown When You Stop Kicking' Jan. 25, 2017

Roger Simon

Jesse Jackson and Donald Trump both awakened on inauguration morning with troubled minds. You would ... Read More

The Message of the Day Is Equality for All Sep. 16, 2016

Kids' Home Library

These new books educate and inspire kids about civil rights and the importance of equality for all. ... Read More

Obama Good Not Great -- Yet Jul. 01, 2016

Jamie Stiehm

Great news that Michelle Obama went to Africa and met with the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson S... Read More

Attacking Our Nation's Founders Apr. 13, 2016

Walter E. Williams

During Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign visit to Liberty University, he told the students that our nati... Read More

Wasn't Always This Way Sep. 09, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible an... Read More

Historical Ignorance II Jul. 22, 2015

Walter E. Williams

We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or m... Read More

The True Black Tragedy May. 20, 2015

Walter E. Williams

Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today's black problems are the... Read More

A Legacy of Liberalism Nov. 18, 2014

Thomas Sowell

Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said there were "phrases that serve as an excuse for not... Read More

Irresponsible 'Education' Oct. 14, 2014

Thomas Sowell

Goddard College's recent decision to have its students addressed from prison by a convicted cop kill... Read More

Something To Celebrate Jul. 04, 2014

Linda Chavez

This week marks not only the 238th anniversary of the founding of our nation, but also the 50th anni... Read More

Slavery Reparations Jun. 18, 2014

Walter E. Williams

Calls for slavery reparations have returned with the publication of Ta-Nehisi Coates' "The Case for ... Read More

Flo & Friends

May. 07, 2014

The Troubling Legacies of Racism and Crony Capitalism Apr. 11, 2014

Scott Rasmussen

Conservatives and liberals had entirely different reactions to the recent confrontation between Atto... Read More