Tag Archive: Booker T. Washington

20
Jun

Blind to Real Problems

For several decades, a few black scholars have been suggesting that the vision held by many black Americans is entirely wrong. Dr. Shelby Steele, a scholar at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, said: “Instead of admitting that racism has declined, we […]

15
Feb

What Left-Wing Educators Don’t Teach During ‘Black History Month’

When will Black History Month be … history? Apart from the bizarre notion that educators should set aside one month to salute the historical achievements of one race apart from and above the past accomplishments of other races, Black History […]

14
Feb

Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson noted scholar, historian, and educator, created “Negro History Week” in 1926, which became Black History Month in 1976. Woodson chose February because it coincided with the birthdays of black abolitionist Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln. Americans […]

09
Jun

Democrats’ Hoodwinking of Blacks

Ask any black person which political party has been black people’s political ally. With near unanimity, blacks would answer the Democratic Party. Asked which political party has been hostile to blacks, they’d say the Republican Party with similar unanimity. For […]

15
Feb

The Origins of Black Liberalism & Conservatism (part 2)

The Legacies of Du Bois & Washington In part one of this discussion on ideological origins, we traced the roots of current black thought to the worldviews of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois.  That was the biblical worldview […]

11
Feb

The Origins of Black Liberalism & Conservatism (part 1)

W.E.B. Du Bois vs. Booker T. Washington We hear the terms conservatives and liberals thrown about in political discussions on a regular basis, but for the longest time, we only seemed to apply the terms to “white” people. Today the […]

10
Mar

The Economics of Booker T. Washington

“Economic independence is the foundation of political independence… we must act in these matters before others from foreign lands rob us of our birthright… Land ownership is the foundation of all wealth.” – Booker T. Washington- These words before the […]