1. RACE

    Conservative Columnist Criticized

    Calls have come for the conservative National Review to fire writer John Derbyshire after he wrote a column for Taki’s Magazine. In the column, Derbyshire wrote that white parents should advise their children not to attend “events likely to draw a lot of blacks” and that the “mean intelligence of blacks is much lower than for whites,” linked to what are supposedly scientific studies that buttress his claims. White parents should give their children this advice, Derbyshire writes, because it “may save their lives.”

    Read it at Slate