ISSUES – President’s Initiative on Race and UN World Conference Against Racism


ISSUES – President’s Initiative on Race
and UN World Conference Against Racism


Click on the links below to read articles, stories, studies, etc. discussing this issue.


One America In The 21st Century: Forging A New Future

Changing America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being By Race


Bush administration shows backbone
by David Limbaugh ( (September 6, 2001)

Party time for racism hypocrites
by Debbie Schlussel ( (September 5, 2001)

‘Race’ and other exortion techniques
by Bill Murchison ( (September 5, 2001)

At monthly potlucks, guests explore issues that many people won’t touch
by Florangela Davila (The Seattle Times) (August 26, 2001)

Clinton book aims at hard race issues
by Jodi Enda (The Philadelphia Inquirer) (March 23, 1999)

The Race Panel: lies in black and white
by Cal Thomas (Jewish World Review) (October 1, 1998)

Step By Step: It’s time to talk about race, and to listen
(Fayetteville Observer-Times) (December 2, 1998)

Colorblind or Color Conscious?
by Ben Boychuk (The Claremont Institute) (July 13, 1998)

New Venue But Old Emphasis in Race Forum
by James Bennet (The New York Times) (July 9, 1998)

Clinton Speaks at Race Roundtable
(The New York Times/Associated Press) (July 9, 1998)

Clinton Advised to Drop Race Plan
(The New York Times/Associated Press) (July 8, 1998)

Race Board Sees Need for More Work
(The New York Times/Associated Press) (June 18, 1998)

UCSC professor participates in Clinton’s ‘Initiative on Race’
(Currents) (June 1, 1998)

Not Just Black and White
by Frank Wu (Asian Week) (February 4-11, 1998)

Does Clinton’s Race Panel Listen to Facts
by Mona Charen (Jewish World Review) (December 23, 1997)

Race relations panel confronts its critics
by Robert Greene (The Associated Press) (December 18, 1997)

Clinton Race Panel Debates School Vouchers
by Steven A. Holmes (The New York Times) (December 18, 1997)

President’s racial conversation not needed
by Cal Thomas (The Naples Daily News) (December 8, 1997)

Michigan ‘critical’ as Clinton boosts his race relations effort
by Larry Bivins (The Detroit News) (December 8, 1997)

Pebbles in the pond: Talking about race
by David B. Cooper (The Bergen Record) (December 7, 1997)

What’s next? Conferees to help define follow-up
by Bob Meadows (The Charlotte Observor) (December 6, 1997)

Young People To Clinton – Get Real If You Want To Talk About Race
by Josh Parr (JINN) (December 5, 1997)

Virginia school district cited as a model of racial tolerance
by Anne Gearan (The Detroit News) (October 7, 1997)

Tones of discord greet race forum
by Scott Shepard (The Baltimore Sun) (July 13, 1997)

Clinton has work cut out on race relations
by Clarence Page (Houston Chronicle) (June 12, 1997)

President will offer new approaches to racial rapport at June meeting
by Deborah Mathis (The Detroit News) (June 1, 1997)

The Key to Race: Depoliticize It
by Sheldon Richman (The Future of Freedom Foundation) (June 1997)

Time for a summit on racism
by YVONNE SCRUGGS-LEFTWICH (Houston Chronicle) (May 18, 1997)

It’s time to ‘master’ discussions about race
by John C. Ward (The Lexington Herald-Leader) (May 18, 1997)

As His Legacy, Clinton Seeks to Improve Race Relations
by James Bennet (The New York Times) (April 9, 1997)