Debating the Case for “Black Optimism” | Glenn Loury & Coleman Hughes [The Glenn Show]

1:08 Coleman’s new essay, “The Case for Black Optimism”
8:05 Does it make sense to compare blacks and whites in terms of progress?
10:54 Glenn presents the counterargument
32:10 Coleman detests that blacks are viewed as “one massive problem”
40:34 Glenn sees many blacks as being in desperate straits
44:13 The problem with focusing too much on problems
53:42 Coleman’s congressional testimony on reparations

Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs, Brown University) and Coleman Hughes (Columbia University, Quillette)

Recorded October 16, 2019

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