Black Culture Is Not the Problem

By N. D. B. Connolly, The New York Times
May 1, 2015

Connolly debunks the myth of black criminality and discusses how stereotypes have been used to justify racist government policies: “By avoiding the language of individual failings and degenerate culture, political leaders, black and otherwise, can help us all see the daily violence of poverty. More, they can better use the power they have to do something about it. By calling a nationwide “state of emergency” on the problem of residential segregation, by devising a fairer tax structure, by investing in public space, community policing, tenants’ rights and a government jobs program, our leaders can find a way forward.”

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