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Shelby Steele

Welcome to "Post-Racial" America

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

With the controversy over the racist remarks of Cliven Bundy and Donald Sterling, one a rural cattle rancher in Nevada, the other an urbane California billionaire, we might want to reconsider just how "post-racial" America's race relations have really become.

Shelby Steele: On Minority Communities' Evolution From The Civil Rights Movement To Today

92nd Street Y | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
92nd Street Y

As part of our ongoing partnership with the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, we spoke with Senior Fellow Shelby Steele about the changes he ...

A Plan of Action

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.22.2013 | Black Voices
D. R. Tucker

I could not have imagined on Nov. 19, 1998, that within ten years, an African American would be elected president, and my ideological allies would respond with a rhetorical and political assault that made my own attacks on Judge Tauro look polite by comparison.

The Civic Spirit

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.07.2012 | Education
D. R. Tucker

After four years of listening to people insinuate that President Obama is an illegal immigrant from Kenya with a burning desire to implement de facto reparations, I've come to realize that diversity is indeed an essential part of educational development.

Shelby Steele: Obama Is No Ideologue

Tanya Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanya Davis

Some may share Steele's bleak opinion of the president's performance, but few cite an absence of ideology in their reasoning. Are Steele's powers of observation stronger than the rest of the punditocracy?

Whites Who Say Blacks Are Racist Are Onto Something

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

In Glenn Beck's mind it doesn't add up. How can it be that people who are treated badly are not filled with hate?

Obama 2012

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Bruno Sanz

I went to New York to meet Obama the candidate, and in a Soho apartment he told a small group of us that his middle name was Hussein. I thought he was telling a joke.

Jason Linkins

Author Of 'Obama Can't Win' Book Doesn't Believe Himself | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Shelby Steele, conservative author and research fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution, has a book out entitled, A Bound Man: Why We Are E...

Hidden Wound: Understanding Working Class Votes

Jackie Hammond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jackie Hammond

Now-obscure and critically dismissed author W.J. Cash provides important keys to understanding Obama's troubles connecting with white working voters in the South and Appalachia and elsewhere.