February 2017

#FrancisOnFilm: I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro, an extraordinary documentary by Raoul Peck, presents the critical relevance of James Baldwin to the violence that engulfs many African Americans today. But is it a movie made more for white liberals than for African-Americans?

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Is Milo Really a Conservative?

Although the National Review's Jonah Goldberg doesn't frame the aricle this way, I took his recent reflection on Milo Yiannapoulos to be primarily a matter of political courage. The transgressive former-Breitbart editor was, to some extent, embraced by the right. While he did get people's attention, he did so in problematic ways.

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Free Speech on Campus

I will no doubt learn many things from our program on free speech on campus. But going into the program, here are some things I believe.

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