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Intellectuals and Race: Part IV

dhutchinson25 Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 4:08 PM
We need to think to start thinking what a Post Racial Society will look like Although some may disagree much as been accomplished in desegregation in the past 40 years. The major easy targets have been accomplished. As in any major social upheaval, the next steps are less clear. The NAACP and other rights organizations are confused and split. The public is less tolerant of the issues. less tolerant of perceived racial bias, especially if they see it as unfair I suggest that we start examining what a post racial America will look like, where skin color becomes irrelevant. What will take its place? I suspect that issues of culture, self discipline, education, ambition and drive will become paramount. We need to start thinking about that

Editor's note: This is Part IV in a series. Part I can be found here. Part II can be found here. Part III can be found here.

Among the many irrational ideas about racial and ethnic groups that have polarized societies over the centuries and around the world, few have been more irrational and counterproductive than the current dogmas of multiculturalism.

Intellectuals who imagine that they are helping racial or ethnic groups that lag behind by redefining their lags out of existence with multicultural rhetoric are in fact leading them into a blind alley.

Multiculturalism is a...