The Message of Sidney Poitier’s Success – He improved America’s perceptions of its black countrymen at a time when it mattered.

oday, the political left continues to ignore the role that antisocial behavior plays in perpetuating racial inequality.  Elites talk about policing instead of criminality, standardized tests instead of study habits, poverty instead of family formation, wealth redistribution instead of the work ethic.  In an earlier era, black leaders knew better.”