Today’s read is from Walter Williams, professor of economics at George Mason University. Here’s an excerpt:
“In matters of race and other social phenomena, there is a tendency to believe that what is seen today has always been. For black people, the socioeconomic progress achieved during my lifetime, which started in 1936, exceeded anyone’s wildest dreams. In 1936, most black people lived in gross material poverty and racial discrimination. Such poverty and discrimination is all but nonexistent today. The poverty we have today is spiritual poverty.”
Read the entire column here.