Race Issues

Are you a racist?

Books | Critical thinking about deceptive polling
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/24/20, 11:28 am

White Too Long by Robert P. Jones (Simon & Schuster, 2020) was No. 3 among Amazon’s “history of Christianity” books on Sept. 6. That’s both good and bad news: Jones provides useful information on white supremacy but builds a sinkhole too far by constructing a 15-question test and claiming the answers show white evangelicals are racists.

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Two officers shot in Breonna Taylor protests

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 9/24/20, 12:09 am

Hours after Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced the outcome of grand jury proceedings in the death of Breonna Taylor, two police officers were shot and wounded during protests in the streets of Louisville, Ky. Authorities say a suspect is in custody and both officers are expected to recover. Protests spread to other major U.S. cities Wednesday night.

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Princeton may have out-woken itself

Education | The university provokes a federal inquiry with an act of self-immolation
by Laura Edghill
Posted 9/23/20, 05:18 pm

If Princeton University President Christopher Eisgruber’s public confession to institutional racism was an attempt at virtue signaling, it backfired.

“Racist assumptions from the past … remain embedded in the structures of the university itself,” he wrote in a letter sent Sept. 2 to people associated with Princeton.

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