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Shelby Steele

Research fellow at the Hoover Institution studying race relations, multiculturalism and affirmative action, essayist and columnist, author of The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America (1990) and A Dream Deferred: The Second Betrayal of Black Freedom in America

Race should not be a source of power or advantage or disadvantage for anyone in a free society. This was one of the most important lessons of the original civil rights movement.