Another great column by one of the great thinkers and writers of our time. Dr. Carson is another such man.
One sentence in Sowell's last paragraph:"But what got him there was wholly different from what is being offered to many ghetto youths today"
There is the problem. Welfare has destroyed family structures among the poor. The Education Cabal has negated parental influence in children's lives. Bureaucracies have limited opportunities for young people in business, internships, even farm work. Many interconnected problems need to be fixed to give poor kids a chance.