Jason L. Riley is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, where he has published opinion pieces for more than 25 years. Riley is also a frequent public speaker and provides commentary for various television and radio news outlets. Riley is the author of Let Them In (2008), Please Stop Helping Us (2014), False Black Power? (2017), and Maverick: A Biography of Thomas Sowell (2021). In 2021, Riley also narrated the documentary film Thomas Sowell: Common Sense in a Senseless World. He lives in suburban New York City.