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Race & Inequality: An Exchange

From the May 2002 Print Edition

J. L. A. Garcia During the 1980s, Glenn Loury was one of the most influential and formidable conservative thinkers on race in America. But beginning in the mid“1990s, he began to move leftward on the political spectrum. In addition to criticizing major conservative thinkers in print, including . . . . Continue Reading »

The New Liberal Racism

From the January 1993 Print Edition

Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, and Unequal by Andrew Hacker Scribner’s, 272 pages, $24.95 The shockingly violent reaction to the Rodney King verdict, destined to be remembered as the great Los Angeles Riot of 1992, has provoked more intense discussion among the American . . . . Continue Reading »

Two Paths to Black Power

From the October 1992 Print Edition

The process of nominating and confirming Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court served to underline the debate about public philosophy ongoing among black Americans. The fact is that Thomas, a black of humble origins and an avowed conservative, met with vehement opposition from much of the black . . . . Continue Reading »