Category: "Race and Culture"

Straight White Guys are Terrible

Somehow I’ve managed to get through more than 40 years of life as a heterosexual white male without feeling guilty about it and without thinking that it made me impervious to empathy for others. But based on the full-court press from a part of the… more »

Donald Sterling: The Punishment Fits The Crime

I understand Bill Zeiser’s “very angry thoughts” about the lifetime ban of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling by the NBA. But in the end, I can’t agree with them. Sure, Mr. Sterling had his private thoughts outed after his girlfriend surreptitiously… more »

I will not respect the lie

Compared to their screaming, feverish responses following the July acquittal of George Zimmerman, the relative calm — which is not to imply rationality — of liberals’, and particularly black liberals’, reactions to Saturday’s Michael Dunn “loud music”… more »

All I Want for Christmas

If I were asking Santa now for a year-end present (assuming I were not too naughty during the intervening months, and that Santa might take a request from a Jew), it would be an end to the non-stop barrage and tedium of news stories about gays, lesbians… more »

Oprah's Offensive Opinion

Since Oprah Winfrey was in London to promote "The Butler," a movie which depicts its subjects so dishonestly on the subject of race that Michael Reagan — who personally knew the film's key protagonists — called it "The Butler from Another Planet," it's… more »

America's Racist God

As a black woman in a nation that has taken too many pains to remind me that I am not a white man, and am not capable of taking care of my reproductive rights, or my voting rights, I know that this American god ain’t my god. As a matter of fact, I think… more »

The Dozen Most Overrated Black People

"The Dozen Most Overrated Black People": Can you imagine if I (or any other columnist) actually wrote an article with this title and subject? Not only would I not write such a thing because it's professional suicide, but more importantly I don't view… more »

The Color of Your Character

Liberals really are a single-minded lot: In their view, the only possible explanation for a person hoping that Barack Obama loses his next election is racism. All things political are analyzed through a filter of skin color, putting today's left… more »

New Black Panthers call for race war and bloodshed

H/T Rusty S. Where is Barack Obama's "soul searching" now? (R-rated for language) more »

Affirmative Action on Life Support

Monday was a banner day in jurisprudence: On that morning, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals – the most overturned Court of Appeals in the nation – actually got one right. In a ruling that relied more on precedent than on new analysis, the court's… more »
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