I hope you're reading this Dr. Sowell, because no one else (apparently) is able to hear this message.
Dr. Sowell, the American people-at-large are (as you probably know) suffering from decades of indoctrination from institutional sources (multiple sources and with various "tools"). I contend those sources have a commonality, not only in origin but also in purpose. That origin is also the Big Brother of the more targeted civil rights laws/policies that are doing their vest to ravage through Black America (which means Black America is getting a double wammie).
This point of origin is the 17th Amendment- the cause of entitlement fever: feeding white guilt and killing the soul of Black America. The 17th Amendment mentality: