A Self-Described “Crazy-Ass Man Who Insisted On Talking About Liberty In America"
Please read all of this brief article from Reason on Walter E. Williams and his current autobiography.
On May 29, 1963, Private Walter E. Williams of the U.S. Army’s 30th Infantry Division wrote a letter to President John F. Kennedy denouncing the pervasive racism of the American government and military. “Should Negroes be relieved of their service obligation or continue defending and dying for empty promises of freedom and equality,” Williams demanded of the president. "Or should we demand human rights as our Founding Fathers did at the risk of being called extremists [WRSA emphasis added]....I contend that we relieve ourselves of oppression in a manner that is in keeping with the great heritage of our nation"...
A great man....