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Race Matters on PBS

WATCH LIVE: ‘Race Matters: America in Crisis,’ a PBS NewsHour Special Across the United States, frustration and outrage are pouring out onto the streets over police brutality and the death of George Floyd, as well as deep, systemic racial disparities in education, the criminal justice system, the economy and health

Outraged Within The Law

By Samuel Knox, Unite News Managing Editor On Monday May 25, 2020 George Floyd, a 46 year-old black man, was detained by a white Minneapolis police officer who held his knee pressed against Floyd’s neck for several minutes over a non-violent allegation; Floyd died shortly thereafter. Floyd pleaded for his

The Black Community and Crime

Walter E. Williams, Jan 11, 2017 The FBI reported that the total number of homicides in 2015 was 15,696. Blacks were about 52 percent of homicide victims. That means about 8,100 black lives were ended violently, and over 90 percent of the time, the perpetrator was another black. Listening to

Challenges For Black People

by Walter E. Williams National Townhall Columnist/ President Barack Obama and his first attorney general Eric Holder called for an honest conversation about race. Holder even called us “a nation of cowards” because we were unwilling to have a “national conversation” about race. The truth of the matter is there’s

Contrasting ‘Black Lives Matter’ with Past Protest Movements

BY WALTER HUDSON DECEMBER 28, 2015 “Black Lives Matter” protesters and their sympathizers suffer from delusions of grandeur, often comparing their “struggle” on the streets of modern cities to the protest movements of the past. One BLM supporter, Dan Thomas-Cummins, recently responded to my call for the prosecution of the

Wasn’t Always This Way: Walter Williams

By Walter Williams, Guest Columnist Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible and publicized pathology witnessed in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Ferguson and others as a legacy of slavery. The argument is made that the problems encountered by many black Americans

Attacking Our Founders

Walter E. Williams | Nov 11, 2015 Many of my columns speak highly of the wisdom of our nation’s founders. Every once in a while, I receive an ugly letter sarcastically asking what do I think of their wisdom declaring blacks “three-fifths of a human.” It’s difficult to tell whether such

Race Matters on PBS

WATCH LIVE: ‘Race Matters: America in Crisis,’ a PBS NewsHour Special Across the United States, frustration and outrage are pouring out onto the streets over police brutality and the death of George Floyd, as well as deep, systemic racial disparities in education, the criminal justice system, the economy and health

Outraged Within The Law

By Samuel Knox, Unite News Managing Editor On Monday May 25, 2020 George Floyd, a 46 year-old black man, was detained by a white Minneapolis police officer who held his knee pressed against Floyd’s neck for several minutes over a non-violent allegation; Floyd died shortly thereafter. Floyd pleaded for his

The Black Community and Crime

Walter E. Williams, Jan 11, 2017 The FBI reported that the total number of homicides in 2015 was 15,696. Blacks were about 52 percent of homicide victims. That means about 8,100 black lives were ended violently, and over 90 percent of the time, the perpetrator was another black. Listening to

Challenges For Black People

by Walter E. Williams National Townhall Columnist/ President Barack Obama and his first attorney general Eric Holder called for an honest conversation about race. Holder even called us “a nation of cowards” because we were unwilling to have a “national conversation” about race. The truth of the matter is there’s

Contrasting ‘Black Lives Matter’ with Past Protest Movements

BY WALTER HUDSON DECEMBER 28, 2015 “Black Lives Matter” protesters and their sympathizers suffer from delusions of grandeur, often comparing their “struggle” on the streets of modern cities to the protest movements of the past. One BLM supporter, Dan Thomas-Cummins, recently responded to my call for the prosecution of the

Wasn’t Always This Way: Walter Williams

By Walter Williams, Guest Columnist Academics and public intellectuals, who should know better, attempt to explain the highly visible and publicized pathology witnessed in cities such as Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Ferguson and others as a legacy of slavery. The argument is made that the problems encountered by many black Americans

Attacking Our Founders

Walter E. Williams | Nov 11, 2015 Many of my columns speak highly of the wisdom of our nation’s founders. Every once in a while, I receive an ugly letter sarcastically asking what do I think of their wisdom declaring blacks “three-fifths of a human.” It’s difficult to tell whether such