Tag: affirmative action

A  victory for affirmative action

A  victory for affirmative action

| July 30, 2014

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Almost lost among the news in recent weeks about the war in the Middle East and a war of another kind in Washington between Republicans and President Obama was a bit of good news:  A federal appeals court, acting on a case remanded by the Supreme Court, upheld the University […]

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Supreme Court ruling emphasizes need for black colleges, universities

Supreme Court ruling emphasizes need for black colleges, universities

| April 29, 2014

By Brenda Robinson Like spring this year, the Supreme Court decision, stimulated by the 2006 Michigan voters’ ban on affirmative action in the state’s colleges and universities, came late. The high court heard arguments on the case Oct. 15, 2013, following a Michigan federal court reversal of the voters’ ban earlier that same year. Last […]

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Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

| April 23, 2014

We’ve got one question: Just where the hell are all these jobs affirmative action allegedly took from white folks and gave to black folks? Someone, please help us because, given the tremendous unemployment rate in the black community, we can’t find these jobs. Same goes for university admissions which have driven cases like this. First […]

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