Walter E. Williams, The Daily Signal

Walter E. Williams

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Past articles by Walter:

Race Is the New Ironic Deception Seen in Academia

One cannot be sure about race these days because of "blackfishing," a trend in which people alter their appearance to present themselves as black. → Read More

Supreme Court and Rules of the Game

A referee’s job, whether a football referee or Supreme Court justice, is to know the rules of the game and ensure those rules are evenly applied. → Read More

Racial Discrimination and the Loss of Yesterday's Spiritual Courage

In 1936, most black people lived in gross material poverty and racial discrimination. Such poverty and discrimination is all but nonexistent today. → Read More

Despicable Behavior of Today's Academicians, by Walter E.Williams

The Michigan State University administration pressured professor Stephen Hsu to resign from his position as vice president of research and innovation because he touted research that found police are not more likely to shoot black Americans. The study found: → Read More

WILLIAMS: The True Plight Of Black Americans

While it might not be popular to say in the wake of the recent social disorder, the true plight of black people has little or nothing to do with the police or what has been called “systemic racism.” Instead, we need to look at the responsibilities of those running our big cities. Some of the […] → Read More

COVID-19 Crisis Is Giving New Power to Bureaucrats, Politicians

"If everything we do saves just one life, I'll be happy," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says in justifying his coronavirus measures. → Read More

The Nation's Report Card Shows a Sorry State for Eighth-Graders

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos blames "antiquated" education methods for low test scores among the nation's eighth-graders. → Read More

Conservative Cities Ending the Race Achievement Gap in Education

For instance, black students in Oklahoma City even have higher high school graduation rates than white students. → Read More

Rights Versus Wishes

Our individual right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness imposes no obligation upon another other than the duty of noninterference. → Read More

Political Bias and Anti-Americanism on College Campuses

The leftist bias at our colleges and universities has many harmful effects. → Read More

The Victims of Race-Focused Liberals Are Blacks

White liberals help the Democratic Party maintain political control over cities, where many black residents live in despair, such as Baltimore, St. Louis, Detroit, Chicago. → Read More

Young People Might Reject Socialism If They Knew These Facts

Communist regimes are responsible for millions of deaths throughout history, yet today, 1 in 3 millennials see communism as "favorable." → Read More

The Absurdity of Thinking Disparities Prove Discrimination

Who's to blame for ethnic disproportionality among Nobel Prize winners, NBA players, and economists and what can be done to promote social justice? → Read More

How Wokeness Is Turning Back the Clock

At the University of Nevada, racial integration is actively discouraged—and at taxpayer expense. → Read More

The Victim Trap That Keeps People Down

It's an error to generalize that people are friends or enemies, or that people are out to either help you or hurt you. → Read More

New York Times' '1619 Project' Has Key Error About Our Founding

The word democracy appears nowhere in the two most fundamental founding documents of our nation—the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. → Read More

Too Many American Blacks Live in Horrible Conditions

In Chicago, one person is shot every four hours and murdered every 18 hours. Similar statistics can be found in many predominantly black neighborhoods. → Read More

Why the Left Targets Western Civilization

Joe Biden, criticizing sexual assault, said, "This is English jurisprudential culture, a white man's culture," adding, "It's got to change." → Read More

Discrimination Isn't the Only Thing Causing Inequality

Different social classes raise their children differently. That makes a real difference when it comes to economic outcomes. → Read More

What the Left Gets Wrong About Racial Disparities

Prejudice alone does not explain the achievement gap between racial groups. → Read More