Oops! MSNBC Mixes Up Congressmen Alcee Hastings and Bennie Thompson
On Tuesday morning, MSNBC viewers were treated to the latest example of a recurring faux pas on the liberal news network as two African American members of Congress were mixed up.
Walter Williams Column: Today and Yesterday
In matters of race and other social phenomena, there is a tendency to believe that what is seen today has always been. For black people, the socioeconomic progress achieved during my lifetime, which started in 1936, exceeded anyone's wildest dreams. In 1936, most black people lived in gross material poverty and racial discrimination. Such poverty and discrimination is all but nonexistent today…