Should the U.S. Go to the Racism Conference?


Kenneth Roth
*Executive Director, Human Rights Watch

Mary Robinson
*Secretary General, World Conference Against Racism
*United Nations, High Commissioner for Human Rights

Tamar Jacoby
*Senior Fellow, The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
*Author, Someone Else's House: America's Unfinished Struggle for Integration (Basic Books, 1998)

Hugh Price
*President, National Urban League

Ken Jacobson
*Director of International Affairs, Anti-Defamation League

The United Nations is holding a conference on racism this month, and more than one-hundred countries will attend. But the United States may not. Some think that's a mistake...but U.S. officials don't want to get dragged into debates over Zionism...or reparations for slavery. Will the U.S. boycott the UN conference on racism?

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