An assumption that’s supposed to raise a right-leaning culture warrior’s hackles is that because Roseanne Barr was fired by ABC, Samantha Bee should necessarily have been fired by TBS. Any serious analysis of this claim was unnecessary for those who bought into it. Clearly it’s a stupid non-argument.Read More Barr And Bee
The black conservative agenda is a product. Black conservatives sell it by seeing the world through the eyes of predominantly white consumers and patrons. In that world racism is a bug, not a feature of American modernity.Read More There’s A Policeman In My Head And He Must Be Shelby Steele (On Black Conservatives)
Because there are so few black billionaires, we need the first ever to be an honest broker who can decipher what upticks in economic stats mean for black people.Read More Do Black People Need Black Billionaires?
The Negro whisper benefits from convincing black people and reassuring white people that “the system” is running exactly as it should. That exceptional blacks did it on their own while poor and struggling blacks are where they are because of bad choices. Therefore, politics becomes essentially personal and entrepreneurial, the means by which we change individual behavior and thought to fit the logic of the marketplace. It’s not about changing how society is organized and distributes public goods.Read More “Black Privilege” And The Twilight Of The Negro Whisperer