Malcolm X Liberation University Redux?

When I think about what is happening at American colleges and universities, including and perhaps especially historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), with the rise of STEM and the decline … Continue Reading →

The Vulture Intellectuals (LLC) Are Swooping in on the NAACP Branches

Now that the Sterling incident has awakened the Black public to the dependence of the NAACP on corporate money (duh), some of our full-time, self-incorporated public intellectuals have started swooping … Continue Reading →

Open Letter to President Obama: Sexual Assault, Rape, and the Welfare of Your Troops

March 8, 2014 Dear President Obama, Some years ago when I had the privilege of serving in the United States Army, my concept of America changed. Serving side by side … Continue Reading →

The New American Assimilation Problem, Part II

The relationship between assimilation and success is so self-evident to most Americans that one is reluctant to call it into question. After all, the alleged failure of blacks to assimilate … Continue Reading →

America’s Liberal State: Perhaps Too Efficient for Its Own Good

The wobbly first steps of Obamacare have everyone alternatively delighted or nervous at its seeming failure. When introduced, government programs are a lot like thoroughbreds: they make an ungainly debut … Continue Reading →

A Second Open Letter to President Obama: A Reverse Southern Strategy

Dear President Obama, Abraham Lincoln would have been proud of your performance in beating down the Southern-led Republicans on Obamacare, the government shutdown, and the debt-ceiling limit. Masterful. And on … Continue Reading →