A new racist strategy

by Walter Williams -- In 1996, California's voters passed Proposition 209, which outlawed racial quotas for college admission. That didn't mean the end of the quest for racial quotas and the euphemisms more…

The cost of academic integrity

by Walter Williams -- Since the 1960s, academic achievement scores have plummeted, but student grade point averages have skyrocketed. The Academy of Arts and Sciences reports that at Harvard, for instance, A's more…

Stifling black students

by Walter Williams -- Racial preferences, quotas and affirmative action in university admission practices have lost political and, increasingly, legal support. As a result, states such as California, Texas and Florida have more…

How much for the war on terrorism?

by Walter Williams -- President George Bush's State of the Union address told us that legislation passed, expenditures made and troops deployed are just the beginning of our war on terrorism. But more…

Dependent on D.C.

by Walter Williams -- "The shift from personal autonomy to dependence on government is perhaps the defining characteristic of modern American politics. In the span of barely one lifetime, a nation grounded more…

Diversity, part 2

by Walter Williams -- Last week's column focused upon diversity-multiculturalism madness on college campuses. Now there's the diversity flap in New York City. Several columnists, most notably David Limbaugh and Kathleen Parker, more…

Diversity

by Walter Williams -- Diversity is simultaneously an important and contemptible term in today's climate of political correctness. According to Merriam Webster's Dictionary, diversity means: diverseness, multeity, multifariousness, multiformity, multiplicity, variousness. Its more…

South Africa after apartheid

by Walter Williams -- Moral crusaders have the habit of heading off to their next crusade without bothering to see whether anything went wrong on their last one. During the '80s, TransAfrica, more…

Who may harm whom?

by Walter Williams -- Webster's Dictionary defines harm as: to hurt, damage, injure. People who don't – or can't – think, believe that government should step in to prevent one person from more…

The leftist media

by Walter Williams -- Major media people have values unlike most other Americans. Former CBS correspondent Bernard Goldberg documents that in his best-seller, "Bias." Eighty-nine percent of Washington journalists voted for Clinton more…