We live in a great country. It’s time again to get religion about it.
If whiteness were of no particular advantage, then having a fuller color wheel of skin tones would be purely a matter of celebration. But whiteness - just a drop of it - does still carry privilege. You learn that very young in America.
America must raise an empire of permanent duration, supported upon the grand pillars of Tr...- Nathanael Greene
My dream is of a place and a time where America will once again be seen as the last best h...- Abraham Lincoln
Power in America today is control of the means of communication.- Theodore H. White
Latin America owes its being to the European, and should not deny it...but, while acceptin...- José Vasconcelos
America has mitigated poverty by massively increasing pauperism.- Adrian Wooldridge
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Eric Liu was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, USA. He is an American writer, journalist, strategist, and founder of Citizen University. He served as Deputy Assistant to President Clinton for Domestic Policy at the White House between 1999 and 2000. He served as Speechwriter and Director of Legislative Affairs for the National Security Council at the White House from 1993 to 1994. He is currently a Senior Law Lecturer at the University of Washington School of Law. He is a regular columnist for CNN.com and a correspondent for TheAtlantic.com. He wrote the 'Teachings' column for Slate magazine from 2002 to 2005. He studied history at Yale University and graduate of Harvard Law School. He has written several books include: The Accidental Asian, Guiding Lights, and A Chinaman's Chance.
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