Monday, November 11, 2019

Tag: affirmative action

The Real Affirmative Action: Research Finds 43%...

A recently released set of research has exposed how various forms of affirmative action has benefitted a high percentage of white accepted...

Illinois House Approves Bill Requiring At Least...

After a heated debate and even a little shouting, the Illinois House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill requiring all publicly held...

Keep That Same Energy: Critics Argue College...

Shocking details continue to emerge in an alleged multimillion-dollar admissions scheme in which wealthy white parents used their money, influence and familial ties to...

Conservative Lawrence Jones Criticizes Affirmative Action, Slams...

Conservative talk show host Lawrence Jones is an outspoken critic of affirmative action, and he made his feelings on the practice crystal clear on...

Conservatives Want to Do Away with Affirmative...

Back in 2014, a federal lawsuit was filed in Massachusetts on behalf of a group of Asian-Americans charging Harvard University’s undergraduate-admissions process with discriminating...

Feds Threaten to Sue Harvard Over Lack...

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has threatened to sue Harvard University to obtain a trove of records as part of an investigation...

Report: Justice Department Investigating Affirmative Action Policies...

The Justice Department is investigating affirmative action policies at Harvard University after claims of racial discrimination during the admissions process. News of the investigation comes...

After Posing as a Black Man to...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzeNtmOwV7M The brother of famed actress and comedienne Mindy Kaling isn't a fan of affirmative action and said he hopes President Donald Trump will finally...

Writer Makes Incredulous Discovery That Many White...

A flurry of tweets blew up this writer’s mentions when she shared her story of the incorrect assumptions she says white people have about...

Is Ending Affirmative Action the Real Objective...

The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Justice Department’s civil rights division is preparing to sue universities for using affirmative action to practice...

Justice Scalia’s Death Is a Blow to...

The recent death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and the prospect of President Obama nominating another jurist to replace him soon, has thrown...

Stephen A. Smith Surprises With Near Flawless...

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As the Supreme Court Decides on Affirmative...

As the U.S. Supreme Court decides to once again weigh in on affirmative action in college admissions, people are weighing in on the meaning...

Why Abby Fisher and Justice Scalia Need...

On December 9, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States again heard oral arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin...

Larry Wilmore Checks This Girl’s White Privilege...

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Affirmative Action on Trial: U.S. Supreme Court...

During oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas--a case before the U.S. Supreme Court on affirmative action in college admissions--Justice Antonin Scalia suggested...

11 Acts by The US Government That...

Indentured Servitude (late 1600’s) Indentured servitude was the earliest form of white affirmative action. Established in the late 1600s, this system replaced white European indentured...

UC Berkeley Launches New Initiative to Counter...

To say that the amount of Black students at the University of California-Berkeley is small would be an understatement. African-Americans make up just 3...

Supreme Court Considers Case That May End...

The Supreme Court has recently tackled voting rights and fair housing laws. The latest hot-button issue the judges are getting ready to address is affirmative...

Florida Universities Struggle to Increase Diversity on...

As Jeb Bush hits the campaign trail proudly touting his 1999 executive action to end affirmative action in Florida, two of the state’s major...

In a Flawed Ploy to Prove Affirmative...

In an attempt to prove that affirmative action is one of modern America’s greatest “racist” atrocities, Mindy Kaling’s older brother did more than just...