Monthly Archive: June 2018

28
Jun

Criminal Behavior, Not Racism, Explains ‘Racial Disparities’ in Crime Stats

A new study on racial disparities in police conduct found that differences in offending by suspects, not racism, explains officers’ responses.  In the study “Is There Evidence of Racial Disparity in Police Use of Deadly Force?” professors from Michigan State […]

27
Jun

America Divided Against Itself, Again

On May 22, 1856, Representative Preston Brooks entered the floor of the United States Senate, approached abolitionist Senator Charles Sumner, and beat the senator with a cane, almost taking his life. Brooks was provoked by a passionate anti-slavery speech that […]

27
Jun

Diversity and Inclusion Harm II

My column a fortnight ago, titled “Diversity and Inclusion Harm,” focused on the dumbing down of science, technology, engineering and mathematics curricula to achieve a more pleasing mixture of participants regarding race and sex. Heather Mac Donald, a senior fellow […]

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