Racial harmony: Leftists would hate it

by Walter Williams -- For several decades, a few black scholars have been suggesting that the vision held by many black Americans is entirely wrong. Dr. Shelby Steele, a scholar at Stanford more…

Diversity and inclusion: Now harming the sciences

by Walter Williams -- In conversations with most college officials, many CEOs, many politicians and race hustlers, it's not long before the magical words "diversity" and "inclusiveness" drop from their lips. Racial more…

Capitalism trumps socialism: Just 2 reasons of many

by Walter Williams -- Several recent polls, plus the popularity of Sen. Bernie Sanders, demonstrate that young people prefer socialism to free-market capitalism. That, I believe, is a result of their ignorance more…

Here's some real Russian collusion

by Walter Williams -- Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump and the Russians colluded to rig the 2016 presidential election so far has borne little fruit. The Democrats and their more…

The Kanye problem for Democrats

by Walter Williams -- In the aftermath of the Kanye West dust-up, my heart goes out to the white people who control the Democratic Party. My pity stems from the hip-hop megastar's more…

America before and after welfare handouts

by Walter Williams -- Before the massive growth of our welfare state, private charity was the sole option for an individual or family facing insurmountable financial difficulties or other challenges. How do more…

Colleges: Anti-diversity and pro-exclusion

by Walter Williams -- Just within the past week or so, some shocking professorial behavior has come to light. In the wake of Barbara Bush's death, California State University, Fresno professor Randa more…

Educational fraud: K-college

by Walter Williams -- Earlier this month, the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress, aka The Nation's Report Card, was released. It's not a pretty story. Only 37 percent of 12th-graders tested more…

A mayor's most important job

by Walter Williams -- When World War II ended, Washington, D.C.'s population was about 900,000; today it's about 700,000. In 1950, Baltimore's population was almost 950,000; today it's around 614,000. Detroit's 1950 more…