Post Tagged with: "Affirmative action"

Black Fox News Contributor: Michelle Obama Should Have Thanked Affirmative Action for Success

Black Fox News Contributor: Michelle Obama Should Have Thanked Affirmative Action for Success

Black Fox News contributor Angela McGlowan upset Michelle Obama talked about racism during commencement speech. Self-loathing at its worst. Fox News managed to get a black contributor to throw Michelle Obama under a bus for her comments about racism during her commencement speech at Tuskegee University last weekend. Angela McGlowan told […]

by · May 12, 2015 · Race in America
Sonia Sotomayor Attacks John Roberts Over Affirmative Action,  Ron Christie Begs to Differ

Sonia Sotomayor Attacks John Roberts Over Affirmative Action, Ron Christie Begs to Differ

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivers scathing rebuke to the court striking down affirmative action, as being out of touch with reality: In my colleagues’ view, examining the racial impact of legislation only perpetuates racial discrimination. This refusal to accept the stark reality that race matters is regrettable. The way to […]

by · April 23, 2014 · Politics
US Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action

US Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action

Thanks to an activist US Supreme Court affirmative action is in real jeopardy. SCOTUS upheld a Michigan voter initiative that bans racial preferences in admissions to state universities. “This case is not about how the debate about racial preferences should be resolved,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote in a controlling […]

by · April 22, 2014 · Breaking News

Black Professionals Struggle as Racial Diversity Ebbs in Many Elite Careers

An analysis finds racial diversity in elite careers such as lawyers and Fortune 500 CEO, have ebbed as a result of the recession that rocked the U.S. There is less of a push for diversity among the upper echelons of many companies than before.  Affirmative Action will be on the […]

by · May 28, 2013 · Black Politics, Race in America
GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney Has a Long and Troubled History With the NAACP

GOP Presidential Nominee Mitt Romney Has a Long and Troubled History With the NAACP

Don’t expect Mitt Romney to come bearing gifts to the black community when he speaks to the NAACP at their 103rd convention on Wednesday. You see, he has had a long and troubled history with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAAC), though I will give him […]

by · July 11, 2012 · Mitt Romney
Daily Beast’s Adam Winkler Thinks Clarence Thomas a Viable Candidate for GOP Presidential Nomination

Daily Beast’s Adam Winkler Thinks Clarence Thomas a Viable Candidate for GOP Presidential Nomination

CLARENCE THOMAS FOR PRESIDENT. LMAO! Adam Winkler, a columnist with the Daily Beast, seems to think Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas would be a viable presidential candidate. Um, really? That’s just too funny. If you think Rick Santorum is every Democrats dream of an ideal candidate to meet Obama in […]

by · February 27, 2012 · Republican Party, U.S. Political News
SCOTUS to Hear Affirmative Action Lawsuit Brought by White Student Abigail Fisher Against UT

SCOTUS to Hear Affirmative Action Lawsuit Brought by White Student Abigail Fisher Against UT

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an affirmative action lawsuit brought against the University of Texas. It promises to be very interesting. We already know how Clarence Thomas will rule — against affirmative action. New York Times:  “The new case, Fisher v. Texas, No. 11-345, was brought by Abigail […]

by · February 21, 2012 · Race in America