A study by Kent Harber, a Rutgers-Newark psychology professor, reveals that in the New York/New Jersey/Connecticut tri-state area teachers routinely "gave more praise and less criticism [of a student essay] if they believed a minority student had written the paper, as opposed to a white student."
bias in feedback to minority students may" Haber concluded, "be
contributing to the achievement gap between white and minority students,
How can a group at the bottom of the heap in terms of income, employment, imprisonment, singlemotherhood, etc. do better?
trying harder, and in particular, by adopting the work ethic, moral
responsibility and self-discipline of more successful groups.
correctness and affirmative action only reinforce the inclination of
unsuccessful minorities to blame others for their own failings and
irresponsibility. This, some blacks well know, which is why such people
are particularly hated by the liberal left.
Question is though, do the politically correct harm the interests of American minorities deliberately, or are they just stupid? Who knows, but probably the latter, considering the virulent bigotry displayed when their ideology is challenged.
Liberals, so long in the ascendant, are
today the complacent and reactionary equivalent to the blimps of an earlier age.
Their response to criticism is more often an explosion of mindless rage than a reasoned argument. Opponents are
bigots, racists and fascists -- people so contemptible their arguments
need never be addressed.
Thus, when Naomi Schaefer Riley, a paid contributor, wrote a blog piece for the Chronicle of Higher Education that questioned the validity of "Black Studies" as a discipline,
her critique was dismissed by the CHE without debate as failing to
conform "to the journalistic standards and civil tone that you expect
More to the point would have been to show that a Ph.D. in Black Studies provides a gateway to opportunities other than in the teaching of black studies or other branches of the political correctness industry.
And on the other side of the Atlantic, the insanity of liberals whom the gods would destroy is even more apparent.There, Britain's incredibly stupid police
are now so focused on the enforcement of political correctness that they prefer to ignore reports of child gang rape if the victim is white and the criminal assailants immigrant
Naturally, in such a world, political correctness triumphs over any so bigoted as to object to the abuse of immigrant women, provided only that abusers are not white.
Clearly the integration of minorities in white society will never be achieved under the administration of looney liberals. Instead, there will be social division and disintegration ending one may reasonably expect in a violent reaction.
I have no desire to see expostulating liberals carted off in tumbrils to the gas chambers. But something of the kind seems inevitable, given the way things are headed.
See also: Newark Star-Ledger admits to censoring race in savage mob attacks