248Apr 9, 2010
Race and Inequality
Professor Darity moderated a discussion of racial inequality after each of the panelists made a presentation, some with slides. They also responded to questions from members of the ...
565Mar 29, 2003
Censorship and Political Correctness Panel
The members of the panel discussed controversies about books in which they had been involved and other incidents about political correctness issues.
William Styron is the author of The ...
553Jun 13, 2002
Book Discussion on The Anatomy of Racial Inequality
Professor Loury talked about his book, The Anatomy of Racial Inequality, published by Harvard University Press. In it, he writes about the depressed conditions of much of black society ...
1,248Nov 7, 2001
Reparations for Slavery
As part of an annual debate program, participants debated whether the U.S should pay reparations for slavery. Among the issues they addressed were the current state of race relations, the ...
91Sep 23, 2000
African-Americans in the Legal Profession
Scholars talked about African-American participation in the legal profession and what the black community should expect from black lawyers. Following their remarks they answered questions from ...
101Apr 15, 1999
The Moral Poverty of the Welfare Debate
Mr. Loury talked about the economics of welfare and how social policy addressed moral issues associated with poverty. He said that legislation was often directed at influencing parental ...
16Dec 5, 1997
Boston Urban Issues
Professors Loury and Ogletree talked about urban issues in Boston and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.
20Mar 10, 1997
Professor Loury discussed racial and social equality and how to achieve them. He believes there are no politically feasible racially-based solutions to the problems of the black poor. He ...
65Oct 9, 1996
Political Legacy of the New Deal
The panelists discussed the importance of the New Deal in postwar U.S. politics through the continuing debate over programs such as social security and welfare. Following their prepared ...
42Dec 7, 1995
Equal Opportunity Act of 1995
Committee members heard testimony from other members of Congress, legal scholars and public interest advocates concerning the Equal Opportunity Act of 1995. The legislation would end federal ...
34May 29, 1995
Washington Monday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
42Mar 24, 1995
Affirmative Action Review
The subcommittee reviewed federal affirmative action policies for the first time and could propose legislation to reform the existing rules. Witnesses testified about race and sex preferences ...
42Jan 20, 1995
Committee members heard testimony on illegitimacy and its connection to welfare. Witnesses summarized historical changes in rates of illegitimacy and the role it has played in the growth of the ...
31May 9, 1994
Self-Censorship in Public Discourse
Boston University Economics Professor Glenn Loury speaks beforethe American Enterprise Institute’s Bradley Lecture Series. Mr.Loury is a member of the Institute’s Council of ...
20Feb 23, 1990
Civil Rights Act of 1990, Part 2
32Feb 12, 1990
Conservative Principles of Martin Luther King
23Mar 21, 1988
Blacks and the Constitution
38Dec 17, 1985
Crisis in Black America