The “black silent majority”: describes his book "Black Silent Majority: The Rockefeller Drug Laws and the Politics of Punishment," about support for draconian drug laws in the black community in the 1970s.
In 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