Williams: Is Black Political Power Important?

4/11: ACRU Policy Board member and Professor of Economics Dr. Walter E Williams debates whether the concept of black political power actually helps black Americans.

Democrats’ Hoodwinking of Blacks

Ask any black person which political party has been black people’s political ally. With near unanimity, blacks would answer the Democratic Party.

Blacks and Politicians

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

Challenges For Black People: Part II

The bottom line is that only black people can solve our problems.

Obama Justice Department Laughed Off Armed New Black Panther Threat

The law is designed to protect everyone equally.

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.

Selma and Voting Rights Triumph

Black leaders stress the importance of political power and getting out the vote, but we might ask how important political power is to the ordinary black person.