Shelby Steele writes for the Hoover Institution on such subjects as affirmative action, race relations, and multiculturalism. He was won an Emmy Award, as well as the Bradley Prize and the National Humanities Medal.
- "Seven Days in Bensonhurst" (documentary)
- A Bound Man: Why We Are Excited about Obama and Why He Can't Win (2007)
- White Guilt: How Blacks and Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (2006)