The death of free speech on campus

by Walter Williams -- Last week's column highlighted college campus absurdities and the ongoing attack on free speech and plain common sense. As parents gear up to fork over $20,000 to $60,000 more…

Academic elite: Greater threat than terrorists

by Walter Williams -- George Orwell said, "There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them." If one wants to discover the truth of Orwell's statement, he need more…

The nonsense of equal representation

by Walter Williams -- A particular act or policy might not have a discriminatory intent, but that doesn't let you off the hook. If it has a disproportionately negative impact on so-called more…

The cure for racial fakery

by Walter Williams -- There have been several notable cases of racial fakery. Years ago, then-law professor Elizabeth "Fauxcahontas" Warren falsely claimed that her great-grandfather was Cherokee Indian. A diversity-starved Harvard University more…

Abe Lincoln's hypocrisy

by Walter Williams -- We call the war of 1861 the Civil War. But is that right? A civil war is a struggle between two or more entities trying to take over more…

The War of 1861: Brute force

by Walter Williams -- The victors of war write its history in order to cast themselves in the most favorable light. That explains the considerable historical ignorance about our war of 1861 more…

How black elected officials have 'helped'

by Walter Williams -- Let's list major problems affecting black Americans. Topping the list is the breakdown in the black family, where only a third of black children are raised in two-parent more…

Keep guns –- as a check on government

by Walter Williams -- The nation's demagogues and constitutionally ignorant are using the Charleston, South Carolina, AME Church shooting to attack the Second Amendment's "right of the people to keep and bear more…

Reality? How yesteryear

by Walter Williams -- Rachel A. Dolezal, the recently resigned president of the Spokane, Washington, office of the NAACP, has come under a bit of controversy. Both of her parents are white, more…

Not 'The Greatest Generation'

by Walter Williams -- A civilized society's first line of defense is not the law, police and courts but customs, traditions, rules of etiquette and moral values. These behavioral norms – mostly more…