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John Derbyshire’s Error

This weekend, National Review expelled John Derbyshire for writing, on an unrelated website, a racist response to “The Talk.” The Talk, as described by many black parents in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting, is when you tell your son how to avoid triggering stereotypes that might result in him being arrested or killed. Examples: Don’t wear a hoodie. Don’t look angry or raise your voice.
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Racist John Derbyshire Writes Most Racist Article Possible, Pegged to Trayvon Martin Case [Horrible People]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (3 years ago)

Yesterday pseudo-political web magazine Taki published a stunning work of overt racism by John Derbyshire, a man so racist (and sexist) that even his colleagues at the National Review think he sucks. In Taki, Derbyshire offers the "... Read Post

National Review's John Derbyshire Pens Racist Screed With 'Advice' He Gave His Children on Avoiding Black People

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (3 years ago)

Click here to view this media It seems the National Review's John Derbyshire has caused quite a stir with a recent column he wrote for Taki’s Magazine, describing "the talk" he has given to his children about race. Chris Hayes and h... Read Post

John Derbyshire, Rich Lowry, National Review, and Editors’ Responsibilities

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (3 years ago)

The long-overdue firing of John Derbyshire from National Review for writing a confoundingly racist guide for white parents about how to speak to their children about their social interactions with black people has raised has raised ... Read Post


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