RACE IN AMERICA: WHY TALK IS NOT CHEAP

THE TURMOIL OF CLINTON'S RACE INITIATIVE IS THE LATEST EVIDENCE OF AMERICA'S BLACK-WHITE DISTRUST

To get some insight into the state of race relations in America, take a look at the state of the President's Initiative on Race. Led by historian John Hope Franklin, the seven-member advisory board has been denounced for political correctness (every member generally favors affirmative action) and censured for not wanting to listen to dissenters (Franklin declined to hear from affirmative action's leading opponent, Ward Connerly). At a recent community gathering in Dallas, which was sanctioned by the panel and led by Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater, the doors were shut and whites kept away. And on the board itself, some members...

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