The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and of the Reverend Martin Luther King’s memorable “I have a dream” speech, is a time for reflections — some inspiring, and some painful and ominous.
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Black people don’t need to have a conversation with white people on matters of race. They need to have it amongst themselves.
Obama’s comments seem absurd, unless you decode them.
Martin was the aggressor in the physical encounter.
If black people—or certain black people—have civil rights, then doesn’t everyone have civil rights?
The political perversion of the criminal justice system began early and at the top, with the President of the United States.
Rachel Jeantel at the George Zimmerman Murder Trial is in Part The Result of Gross Educational Fraud
“If there’s even one life that can be saved, then we’ve got an obligation to try,” said President Barack Obama. In the fantasy world of Left/Liberalism, in which the vacuity of preventive, positivist law reigns and is unquestioned and adopted as policy, countless lives will have been “saved” with gun bans, smoking bans, big soft […]
Shelby Steele is a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution who is critical of the civil rights movement, and of leftism in general. In The Wall Street Journal, he recently wrote that there are two tragedies as a result of the Trayvon Martin slaying. The first tragedy, he says, is the death of a […]
Have you heard of Trayvon Martin? Of course you have. He’s the young man who was killed by a neighborhood watch member. Martin was reportedly unarmed and the neighborhood watch person, George Zimmerman, claims he was acting in self-defense. There is some evidence to support Zimmerman’s claim. However, the media (aided by President Obama) is […]
To people like Jackson, Sharpton and Oprah, the young man’s death is not so much a crime as an opportunity. It’s an opportunity for them to once again shine, if only for a few moments, in the adoring media spotlight.