Tag Archive: race

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 […]

12
Jan

The Forgotten Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

When Martin Luther King, Jr. is commemorated each January, the emphasis often falls on his I Have a Dream speech.[1] He delivered that inspiring and historically important speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on August 28, 1963, to […]

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 […]

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