Keeping Blacks poor

Democrats will defend everything from partial-birth abortion to distributing gay porn in the classroom, but some subjects are too hot for them to touch: The effect of their minimum-wage enthusiasm on black unemployment is one, and racial discrimination by their organized-labor constituents is another.

 You’d think that the Democrats would put jobs for blacks at the top of their list, but political calculations are perverse things: Black voters are a cheap date for Democrats says Kevin Williamson