The Irony of African-American History

Charles Murray's blank-minded attempt at a trend-story, is usefully dissected here. For my part, I couldn't get past the comedy implicit in Murray's crude taxonomy, and to be honest, Will Saletan's Sherrod/Williams flawed analogy.

An unfortunate portion of the black experience consists of being told that you are collectively hidebound to folly, by people presently frolicking in their own. To be black in America is to take lectures on dignity from naked emperors.