Now, the civil rights struggle is over, and it is won. Now, I’m not saying that every vestige of discrimination has been eliminated, but the civil rights struggle is over and won. At one time, black Americans did not have the constitutional guarantees of everybody else. Now we do. The fact that the civil rights struggle is over and won does not mean that there are not major problems that black Americans face, but they’re not civil rights problems. And if we view them as civil rights problems, the solutions will be elusive forever.Go read (or watch the video of) the whole thing.
Saturday, August 31, 2013
The Civil Rights Struggle Is Over And Won
It's hard to disagree with Walter Williams here--because he's right. An excerpt: