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Thomas Sowell is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He has been a professor of economics at leading American colleges and universities, and has lectured in Singapore, Israel, Switzerland, and Germany, as well as across the United States.
There are plenty more examples of the above nature in this book.
Dr. Sowell concludes that Civil Rights have become an easy way to gain favor with whatever new initiative someone might design.
Anyone who reads this book will come away with a better understanding of what the Civil Rights movement was all about.
In reviewing this book, I begin first with the last words in the closing chapter of this book, largely because the author Dr. Read morePublished 9 months ago by SLIMJIM
Sowell's analysis of the civil rights movement, its goals and its achievements are on point. Nothing like the catastrophe that we see in the black community today to confirm his... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Michael S.
I have loaned my copy out and it was never returned, I believe that says more about the book then anything else can. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Christian Vaughn
Very well referenced look at how the civil rights and affirmative action push has backfired. A must read for everyone. Very eye opening, hopefully from both sides of the aisle.Published 17 months ago by Danny Rouen
This was my second book by Mr. Sowell and I loved both of them. He puts more unknow history into his books that I've learned in any history class.Published 19 months ago by David J Patton
This book is typical Sowell work: using reason and evidence to evaluate a topic filled with political rhetoric and emotion. Read morePublished on January 24, 2011 by Mick B
Never have I read something by Thomas Sowell that has left me disappointed. This book from 1984 is no different. Read morePublished on March 12, 2009 by Edward S. Paxson
When heavy artillery is needed in the fight against collectivist propaganda, then it's time to wheel out Thomas Sowell. Read morePublished on February 17, 2009 by Gary Wolf