The only way to improve blacks' poor education

by Walter Williams -- New York's schools are the most segregated in the nation, and the state needs remedies right away. That was Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch's message to New York's governor more…

How demagogues exploit economic ignorance

by Walter Williams -- When gasoline sold at record prices, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said, "I think it's time to say to these people, 'Stop ripping off the American people.'" When the more…

'No-go zones' and multiculturalism's failure

by Walter Williams -- Leftists and progressives believe that the U.S. should become more like Europe. They praise Europe's massive welfare state, socialized medicine and stifling economic regulation and accept its unwillingness more…

Economics through the eyes of Thomas Sowell

by Walter Williams -- "Whether one is a conservative or a radical, a protectionist or a free trader, a cosmopolitan or a nationalist, a churchman or a heathen, it is useful to more…

Liberals' use of black people, Part 2

by Walter Williams -- Last week's column focused on the ways liberals use blacks in pursuit of their leftist agenda, plus their demeaning attitudes toward black people. Most demeaning are their double more…

Liberals' use of black people

by Walter Williams -- Back in the day, when hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their quarry. They would more…

Black progression and retrogression

by Walter Williams -- There is no question, though it's not acknowledged enough, that black Americans have made greater gains, over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span more…

Should profiling be banned?

by Walter Williams -- Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement. Before deciding whether this is good or bad policy, we might try to more…

What 'rule of law' really means

by Walter Williams -- President Barack Obama said just before the recent Ferguson, Missouri, riots, "First and foremost, we are a nation built on the rule of law." Most Americans have little more…

Black leaders guilty of malpractice

by Walter Williams -- In the medical profession, there is the admonition primum non nocere, the Latin expression for "first, do no harm." In order not to do harm, at the minimum, more…