racism and hl mencken

An interview with Thomas Sowell, a brilliant writer and economist, led me to this quote from HL Mencken:

…the negro, no matter how much he is educated, must remain, as a race, in a condition of subservience; that he must remain the inferior of the stronger and more intelligent white man so long as he retains racial differentiation. Therefore, the effort to educate him has awakened in his mind ambitions and aspirations which, in the very nature of things, must go unrealized, and so, while gaining nothing whatever materially, he has lost all his old contentment, peace of mind and happiness.

For all the good Mencken wrote against the state, we shouldn’t ignore his atheism and racism.

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