1:04 Michael’s book on the Rockefeller drug laws, Black Silent Majority 5:57 Critiquing Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow 20:01 Adding a class critique t...
Glenn LouryIn this Glenn Show post, I speak with Michael Fortner, author of "Black Silent Majority," about political tensions between rank-and-file black Americans and the black elites in politics, journalism and the academy who typically speak on their behalf
Racial inequality exists around two main narratives. The first is the “bias narrative” where we must reform white society. The second is the “development narrative” where black Americans do not benefit from resources that would allow them to acquire...
Glenn LouryFyi, my research paper on persistent racial inequality has recently been published by the Manhattan Institute. It can be accessed here
Glenn Loury has the ability, occasionally displayed by great writers, of articulating his opponents’ arguments fairly while simultaneously exaggerating their claims ever so slightly in order to hint at their fundamental unsoundness. In our...
Glenn LouryThis interview of yours truly is worthy of you attention (he said, humbly)