Morgan State University

Myth of black inferiority op-ed was a missed opportunity

Myth of black inferiority op-ed was a missed opportunity

In his recent piece, “The myth of black inferiority” (Oct. 24) Joe Pettit, an associate professor at Morgan State University, does a disservice (academic and public) to potentially creating a pro-active and constructive platform to better understand and discuss U.S. racial politics. In the current volatile U.S. political climate, particularly in the city of Baltimore, this piece does little to quell or address a serious problem. He points out how the statistics of racial inequality are stunningly apparent in this country — statistics which I might add, are...

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