How Thomas Sowell Made it Safe for Black Conservatives (Pt.3)| Jason Riley | POLITICS | Rubin Report
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Jason Riley, a writer at the Wall Street Journal and Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, about identity politics taking over the Democratic Party, how BLM and the modern day civil rights movement is destroying the message of Martin Luther King Jr., and why Thomas Sowell has enjoyed a renaissance with young black conservatives. In this clip Jason discusses Thomas Sowell and why he was inspired to tackle writing a biography of him as well as working on the documentary “Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World”. He shares why Sowell has been such an influential figure to himself, but also to legendary black conservatives like Clarence Thomas, Walter Williams. Jason shares how Sowell’s insights on social justice and the civil rights movement are as relevant today as they were 40 years ago. Despite the renaissance of Thomas Sowell among young conservatives, Jason is alarmed by the support of Socialism and Democratic Socialist leaders like AOC.
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