One facet of our racial reckoning: putting a stamp of approval on pretending not to understand the difference between using it and referring to it
John McWhorter
Tracing, facing and erasing what psychology titles the Victimhood Mentality will be key to, among other things, saving America's educational system.
John McWhorter
The roots of this notion polluting our schools that it's racist to make a black student actually answer the question.
John McWhorter
Otherwise, our conversation on race is deeply and perniciously fake.
John McWhorter
Serial excerpt No. 7: Why do so many kind, normal people join something so illogical and punitive?
John McWhorter
Expanding on my toss-off, because I have thought a lot about it.
John McWhorter
A correction on my Atlantic piece, since many think I don't know about slavery while others are just fetishizing the dictionary.
John McWhorter
I suspect the latter, but have little hope that our national conversation could allow it -- yet maybe progress can happen anyway.
John McWhorter
Serial excerpt No. 6: Finishing up on how the new concept of "social justice" is unjust to black people.
John McWhorter
Serial excerpt No. 5: Why it won't do to admit this is a religion and "own" it - The Elect harbor a religion that harms black people in countless ways.
John McWhorter
Is experiencing white supremacy all she is? And if not, why do her translators have to be people just like her?
John McWhorter
And now she's gone, but wait -- what do we mean by "racist" these days?
John McWhorter