Fault Lines

On Accusations Against Voddie Baucham and Fault Lines, part 2

In part one concerning accusations against Voddie Baucham and his book Fault Lines, I argued: Baucham’s misquotation and misrepresentation of Delgado and Stefancic is a serious error, not a minor formatting mishap. The controversy online appears to have died down, and...

On Accusations Against Voddie Baucham and Fault Lines, part 1

On July 30th, Joel McDurmon posted a blog article titled "Voddie's Fault Lines Worse Than Before: Fake Quotations AND Plagiarism." McDurmon previously posted a series of videos critiquing Voddie Baucham's book, Fault Lines, that had not captured my attention despite...

The Elect by John McWhorter — partial-book review, and it’s not about Calvinism

John McWhorter is a linguist and an assistant professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University. I heavily cited his work earlier when previewing Voddie Baucham's Fault Lines and discussing McWhorter's contention that the word "Antiracism,"...