Reviewed by David Forsmark
The Fint Journal
February 13, 2000
With Vice President Al Gore, former Sen. Bill Bradley and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton actively seeking the support of Al Sharpton, the notorious race-baiter who perpetrated the Tawana Brawley fraud and incited a deadly race riot in New York City, it is the perfect time to ask “Why?”
Why is it not as politically unacceptable to seek Sharpton’s endorsement in the Democratic presidential primary as it would be to seek David Duke’s help in getting redneck votes in Louisiana?
Why is there only limited protest when Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is invited to speak on campus at a major university, but the whole college comes to a screeching halt when University of California Regent Ward Connerly is invited to talk about his disapproval of affirmative action?
Why is a portrait of Elijah Muhammed, the Nation of Islam founder who taught that white people were invented by a mad scientist named Yakub, given an equally prominent place with the portrait of Martin Luther King Jr. in the national Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn.?[Read more…] about Review of Hating Whitey and Other Progressive Causes