Category Archives: Race

When Diversity Challenges Excellence and Efficiency

The pressure to sideline technical, discipline-specific expertise for the sake of diversity continues to mount.  The latest is the demand that orchestras stop using blind auditions, which require musicians to play behind a screen so that judges cannot see their … Continue reading

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After the Protests, Now What?

After absorbing the video of George Floyd gasping for breath under the knee of a policeman, the country erupted in protest.  The anger and frustration of blacks especially, but also of people of all races in many nations across the … Continue reading

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