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John H. McWhorter

John H. McWhorter

Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and weekly columnist for the New York Sun

John's academic specialty is language change and language contact. He is the author of 11 books, including Losing the Race, an anthology of race writings, and Winning the Race: Beyond the Crisis in Black America. He has written for many publications including the New Republic, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and the New York Times.

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Diversity is under threat on college campuses across the land -- from exactly the students cherished for their diversity by admissions committees.

Monday, December 28, 2015

At the end of the day, the current student protesters should be granted the things which, once granted, can be viewed by all observers as having made a change and settled an issue.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Today’s student protesters start with valuable observations, but then they drift into a mistaken idea of what a university—and even a society—should be.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Assessing the new wave of campus protests.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

It's hasty to simply dismiss the students that are up in arms at Yale, the University of Missouri and elsewhere as whiners.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Students should be encouraged to see the value of debate even on issues they may think are settled.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

There’s a new word on the street that the old-style social racism is still with us, 24/7. That word is: microaggression.

Friday, March 21, 2014