Author : Taylor Jared
Title : What the founders really thought about race The White consciousness of U.S. statesmen
Year : 2012

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Today, the United States officially takes the position that all races are equal. Our country is also committed!legally and morally!to the view that race is not a fit criterion for decision-making of any kind, except for promoting “diversity” or for the purpose of redressing past wrongs done by Whites to non-Whites. Many Americans cite the “all men are created equal” phrase from the Declaration of Independence to support the claim that this view of race was not only inevitable but was anticipated by the Founders. Interestingly, prominent conservatives and Tea Party favorites like Michele Bachman and Glenn Beck have taken this notion a step further and asserted that today’s racial egalitarianism was the nation’s goal from its very first days.1 They are badly mistaken. ...