Comments and Reviews

Richard Thompson Ford, Civil Rights and Diminishing Returns: Time for a New Approach to Social Justice, American Constitution Society BookTalk (ACS BookTalk), February 2, 2012.

Richard Thompson Ford, Civil Rights Are Yesterday: It’s Time for a New Approach to Social Justice, Zócalo, January 16, 2012.

Richard Thompson Ford, Moving Beyond Civil Rights, New York Times, October 28, 2011, pg. A31.

Richard Thompson Ford, Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness? by Touré (Book review: Who’s Afraid of Post-Blackness: What It Means to be Black Now, by Touré), San Francisco Chronicle, September 18, 2011, pg. GF-6.

Richard Thompson Ford, Taking Stock of Race in Obama’s America, New York Times (Sunday Book Review), July 3, 2011, pg. 12.

Richard Thompson Ford, Faith-Based Defiance, New York Times (Sunday Book Review), February 7, 2010, pg. 18.

Richard Thompson Ford, The End of Civil Rights, The Boston Globe, May 17, 2009.

Richard Thompson Ford, Why the Poor Stay Poor (Book review: More Than Just Race: Being Black and Poor in the Inner City, by William Julius Wilson), New York Times, March 8, 2009, pg. BR8.

Richard Thompson Ford, One Nation, After All: How Obama is Changing Racial Politics in America (Book review: Jabari Asim, What Obama Means: For Our Culture, Our Politics, Our Future, The Washington Post, January 18, 2009, pg. BW03. Also published as Trying to Interpret the Obama Phenomenon: Fact-paced Analysis Keeps Reader Engaged, Concord Monitor, January 25, 2009.

Richard Thompson Ford, Obama Took the Risk to Confront Race Relations in America, San Francisco Chronicle, March 26, 2008, pg. B9.

Richard Thompson Ford, Stop Playing the Race Card, Christian Science Monitor, March 6, 2008.

Richard Thompson Ford, Play the Race Card at Your Own Peril, Washington Post, February 17, 2007, pg. B1.