ACRUs Ken Blackwell: Black History as Shared American History

Today, Americans of all stripes are constantly bombarded with an insidious propaganda campaign against our shared history. From Critical Race Theory to ripping down historical statues, our national story is being rewritten as irredeemably sinful. These efforts have taken a particularly racialized characteristic by implying that Black history is somehow distinct from, or in opposition to, “American history” itself, rather than an integral part of it.

By |2022-02-02T08:19:36-05:00February 2nd, 2022|

Worse Than Racists

As a group, black Americans have made the greatest gains - over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time - of any racial group in mankind's history.

By |2017-04-19T16:54:12-04:00April 19th, 2017|

Blacks and Politicians

My argument has always been that the political arena is largely irrelevant to the interests of ordinary black people.

By |2016-11-16T15:31:18-05:00November 16th, 2016|

Fiddling Away Black Futures

Whoever becomes the next president, whether it's a Democrat or Republican, will mean little or nothing in terms of solutions to major problems that confront many black people.

By |2016-05-13T18:53:45-04:00May 13th, 2016|

Wasn't Always This Way

The argument is made that the problems encountered by many black Americans are rooted in white racism, greed and income inequality. A bit of history would belie such a vision.

By |2015-09-09T16:41:28-04:00September 9th, 2015|

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