Tuesday, February 24, 2009

A National Conversation on Race

John McWhorter has become "one of those guys" for me--one of those guys whose pieces are always worth reading, whether I agree with him or not. His latest is on Attorney General Holder's recent speech where he called America a "nation of cowards" for not wanting more frank conversations about race.

Also worth watching is this conversation between McWhorter and Glenn Loury about recent issues related to race (if you can get past the Loury's bad idea of balancing his laptop on his stomach!):