The 'black leadership's' trivial pursuits

by Larry Elder -- News item: "Civil rights leader" Jesse Jackson and attorney Johnnie Cochran attack the National Football League because "only" three blacks serve as head coaches in a 32-team league. more…

'New' Europe stands with America

by Larry Elder -- "Old Europe," said a testy Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, needs to step aside in favor of America's true allies and new friends. As to European resistance to a more…

A Chinese lesson in colorblindness

by Larry Elder -- How do you say "class" in Chinese? Yao Ming, the new 22-year-old National Basketball Association sensation, imported from mainland China, recently gave athletes, reporters and America a lesson more…

Is filmmaker Michael Moore a bigot?

by Larry Elder -- America's alleged excessive gun ownership results from an inordinate, unfair and implicitly racist fear of blacks. Michael Moore, producer of the anti-gun documentary, "Bowling For Columbine," so argued more…

The world according to Patty

by Larry Elder -- After Trent Lott, R-Miss., made remarks widely perceived as stupid and racially insensitive, his career as Senate majority leader went supernova. Question: What happens now to Sen. Patty more…

Interview with Saddam's bombmaker

by Larry Elder -- Dr. Khidhir Hamza, from 1987 to 1994, served as the head of Saddam Hussein's nuclear weapons program. Co-author of the book "Saddam's Bombmaker," Hamza defected to the United more…

'Affirmative action' revisited

by Larry Elder -- Sen. Trent Lott, in an ultimately failed effort to salvage his career as incoming Senate majority leader, appeared on BET and announced his support for "affirmative action." Not more…

A Lott of double standards

by Larry Elder -- Editor's note: The following column contains language that may be offensive to some readers.Who says white men can't jump? After Trent Lott's latest – and so far, fifth more…

The 'glass ceiling': The bad spin

by Larry Elder -- So, how goes the "corporate fight for women"? Not well, at least according to the New York Times. Catalyst, a research firm, regularly publishes a report on the more…