One Family, Many Revolutions: From Black Panthers, to Silicon Valley, to Trump

During Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearings as attorney general in January, Democrats raised the issue of the long and admiring relationship between David and the nominee. Statements by David like “too many blacks are in prison because too many blacks commit crimes” were cited as evidence that Mr. Sessions kept unsavory company and had racist leanings.

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Ben Horowitz uses rap quotes in his blog posts about business and gives presentations about cultural revolutions in tech.

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Peter DaSilva for The New York Times

A few weeks later, Ben gave a talk on “How to Start a Cultural Revolution” at a Silicon Valley conference. Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a picture of…

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