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Affirmative Action on the Elite College Campus

But Nichols said the default thinking is “‘the black student has my seat.’ Maybe it’s…

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Trump Administration to Investigate Anti-white Bias in Affirmative Action Admissions Policies

Civil rights division leaning away from its original purpose—protecting ‘oppressed minority groups’

Another asked, “Is it possible to be more tone deaf to the real needs of…

By Robin White Goode

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Tech Racism

This Week in Tech Racism: Dec. 12, 2016

When racism and technology intersect; week of Dec. 12, 2016

This week in tech racism looks at a shocking class-action lawsuit brought against mainstream media…

By Samara Lynn

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Scalia’s Death May Affect Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

Some controversial cases could be in limbo

What effect, if any, will the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia have on…

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Black Students Excel at Top Colleges

Memo to Justice Antonin Scalia

Comparing students with similar test scores, black students at the most selective schools are more…

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Will the Supreme Court Ban Affirmative Action in College Admissions?

Consideration of race off-limits in eight states

The Supreme Court will once again examine Fisher v University of Texas Austin., which has…

By Robin White Goode

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Mindy Kaling’s Brother Posed As a Black Man to Get into Medical School

Kaling's brother chronicles his experience as a black man on website and in new book

Actress and comedian Mindy Kaling’s brother reveals he posed as a black man when applying…

By Courtney Connley

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Harvard and University of North Carolina Sued Over Affirmative Action Policies

Lawsuit claims both university policies discriminate against white and Asian American students

A Texas-based nonprofit files a lawsuit against the affirmative action policies at Harvard and University…

By Courtney Connley

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Court Upholds University of Texas Affirmative Action Policy

2-1 ruling keeps affirmative action at flagship Texas school

A federal appeals court decision made Tuesday, upheld the right for the University of Texas…

By Courtney Connley

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SUPPLIER DIVERSITY

Stand Up and Be Counted for True Diversity

Diversity, amongst the worst practitioners, is nothing more than a diversion from effective corporate governance

For American industry to be globally competitive, it must offer unfettered access to those who…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Despite Debate, New Data Shows Most Americans Support Affirmative Action

Data shows 63 percent Americans find affirmative action a good thing

Many Americans strongly believe affirmative action is needed to improve diversity

By Courtney Connley

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Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban Upheld by The Supreme Court

Judges vote 8-7 in historic ruling

Proving, once again, the bi-partisan mindset in government today

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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‘Meh’: Supreme Court Punts on Affirmative Action

Driving force behind challenge to race-based admissions says ruling will restore colorblind principles

With both sides claiming victory, blockbuster case is sent back to the lower court.

By Aaron Morrison

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Is the SCOTUS Ruling Bad for Affirmative Action Supporters?

While some say SCOTUS ruling on Affirmative Action was a win for supporters, was it really?

The U.S. Supreme Court rules on pivotal Affirmative Action case

By Makkada B. Selah

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Universities Slipping On Income-Based Diversity

Giving poor students a leg up in admissions is expensive for public institutions

If the Supreme Court rules against affirmative action next month, achieving diversity could grow tougher.

By Aaron Morrison

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Court Strike’s Down Michigan’s Ban on Using Race in College Admissions

Justices said the ban violated the rights of minority applicants

A Michigan appeals court invalidated a ballot measure that prohibited colleges and universities there from…

By Laurence Afums

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People of Color Feel ‘Increasingly Uncomfortable’ at Work

A Duboisian double-consciousness persists

A Duboisian double-consciousness persists

By Makkada B. Selah

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Do Blacks Dislike Affirmative Action, Too?

CNN writer says that many professional blacks feel that such policies delegitimize their accomplishments.

CNN writer says that many professional blacks feel that such policies delegitimize their accomplishments.

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Florida to Use Different Academic Standards for Students by Race

Another city, another affirmative action type argument

Another city, another affirmative action type argument

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White Student: ‘I Was Denied Entry to College Due to Affirmative Action’

Ruling could change Affirmative Action policies throughout the nation.

Ruling could change Affirmative Action policies throughout the nation.

By Sasha King

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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