If we face America’s racial history squarely, will it mean that the American project is a failure? Conversely, if we think the American project is a worthy endeavor, do we have to lie, downplay, or equivocate about our past? Dr. Ferguson is co-author of Black Liberation Through the Marketplace. Her commentary has been featured at the National Review, the Christian Post, the Acton Power Blog, Discourse Magazine, Law and Liberty, EconLib, and the Online Library of Liberty. She is also active in neighborhood stabilization efforts in St. Louis.