La Shawn Barber

La Shawn is a former WORLD columnist.

Sin Awareness Month

by La Shawn Barber
Posted 10/09/13, 01:08 pm

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Provocative cookies and race neutrality

Race Issues
by La Shawn Barber
Posted 10/02/13, 12:10 pm

I’ve written about my opposition to government racial preferences for years. Some might say it’s an unlikely position for someone like me who is supposed to benefit from such preferential treatment. But I consider those preferences patronizingly demeaning and unfair, and I believe they undermine the laudable and necessary goal of racial neutrality in government.

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Critics: Emmys not 'diverse' enough

by La Shawn Barber
Posted 9/25/13, 03:44 pm

I regularly watch a handful of TV shows and couldn’t care less whether they or their actors win awards. Although I haven’t watched an awards show in years, I’ve read that people complained about the lack of “diversity” at Sunday night’s Emmy Awards show. It might be wrong and rude, but I find infighting among liberal voters entertaining. With a “rainbow” coalition of ethnicities and sexual orientations all clamoring for protected-minority-victim-of-the-month status and pieces of the ever-shrinking government pie, hilarity ensues.

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