On Martin Luther King Day–and every day–we should focus on the antidote to racism and alternative to racial thinking: individualism.
Slavery Did Not Benefit “Whites”
The truth is that, aside from the plantation owners (a tiny minority), the white population of the South was hurt by slavery—kept poor by it—rather than enriched.
Capitalism vs. Racism: Black Consumers & Ending Segregation
Under laissez-faire capitalism, racial segregation would disappear, even though it would be legally permissible on private property. It would disappear because it is fundamentally incompatible with the requirements of profit-making and because it is irrational.
Frances Tiafoe and the Incoherence of Universal Representation
If it were true that young people need someone to “look like them” to believe they can do something, we’d never have any “firsts.” Young players would simply give up trying.
A Parent’s Guide to Kendi’s Antiracist Baby
Ibram X. Kendi’s antiracism – like racism – is an ideology that manages to indoctrinate and segregate. Far from healing history’s wounds, Ibram X. Kendi’s “antiracism” sows disharmony. Maybe we should go back to reading liberalism to our children. By liberalism, I mean a cluster of ideas that includes equal freedom, equal treatment under the law, and colorblindness.
Is America Regressing to Tribalism?
The ideal of America was for people to be united under the principle of individual rights.
Are You A Racist?
Are you a racist? All white people are, says “White Fragility” author Robin DiAngelo. Race explains everything, says bestselling “How to Be an Antiracist” author Ibram X. Kendi. “Every policy is either racist or anti-racist.”
It’s as if America is moving toward “1984,” George Orwell’s novel, in which government controls people’s thoughts by creating a new language, Newspeak.
Racial Equity Studies: Tribalism on the Warpath
If a racial equity study finds that a particular project will result in the displacement of “people of color,” it will be used as a club to beat developers into submission. Developers will be forced to abandon their project or concede to whatever demands activists and politicians can concoct.
The Myth of Widespread White Supremacy
The Leftist feeding frenzy regarding white supremacy is a chimera.
The Case Against Slavery Reparations
Moral responsibility is individual, not collective. It is volitional, not deterministic. Moral responsibility is based on an individual’s choices, not on one’s racial membership.
Thinking About Discrimination and Prejudice
Some of the confusion in thinking about matters of race stems from the ambiguity in the terms that we use. I am going to take a stab at suggesting operational definitions for a couple terms in our discussion of race.
TMZ to Elder on ‘Systemic’ Racism: You’re Using Facts; I’m Using Humanity
“Facts don’t stop being facts if you are Black — and you are wrong.”
Reason and Individualism: The Antidote to Racism
It is important to recognize that people are not prisoners of their subconscious and have the power to re-program it by correcting false ideas, including racism, through reason.
‘Blackfishing’ and Racial Deception
If as it has now become acceptable to call oneself a woman, when one has the anatomical equipment of a male, then why isn’t it okay to claim that one is black, Latino or Asian when one is really Caucasian?
Breonna Taylor Case: Black Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron Called ‘Sellout,’ Compared to Slavemaster
“It’s time to stop telling black Americans what we’re allowed to believe.”
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the NBA, the NFL and the Sciences
What explains the fact that over 80% of professional basketball players are black, as are about 70% of professional football players?
The ‘Diversity’ Fraud
what justifies diversity? Nothing but unsupported assertions, repeated endlessly, piously and loudly.
Institutional Racism in America’s Universities
Institutional or systemic racism is enshrined by many of America’s institutions of higher learning, including Harvard and Yale.
Both white supremacists and anti-racists believe “race is an immutable attribute of who we are.”
Is Racism Responsible for Today’s Black Problems?
In recent times, there is an average of 9,252 black-on-black murders every year. Over the past 35 years, that translates into nearly 324,000 blacks murdered at the hands of other blacks. Only a tiny percentage of blacks are killed by police.
“Systemic Racism” is Caused By Tribalism, Not Capitalism
If the ideology and policies of “systemic racism,” identity politics, and cancel culture win out in the arena of American politics and cultural acceptance, it will be the end of America.
Black American Self-Sabotage
There is a crisis within the Black community that one cannot pin on racism.
Random Thoughts While Not Out ‘Protesting’