THOMAS SOWELL, Who is he?By ULM Magazine - APR 03, 2016 SUNDAY
Thomas Sowell, who is he? An American who happens to be of African decent with a story that provides a positive example of how a minority can succeed after a fumble.
Thomas Sowell (/soʊl/; born June 30, 1930) is an American of African decent, economist, social theorist, political philosopher, and author.He is currently Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Sowell was born in North Carolina, but grew up in Harlem, New York. He dropped out of high school and served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He received a Bachelor’s degree, graduating magna cum laude from Harvard University in 1958 and a Master’s degree from Columbia University in 1959. In 1968, he earned his Doctorate in Economics from the University of Chicago.Sowell has served on the faculties of several universities, including Cornell University and University of California, Los Angeles. He has also worked for think tanks such as the Urban Institute. Since 1980, he has worked at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He writes from a conservative and classical liberal perspective, advocating free market economics and has written more than thirty books. He is a National Humanities Medal winner.As a positive I believe that a whole lot of his quotes are en-lighting as well as humorus. Check out his books and his quotes. Quotes by Dr. Sowell: