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DOJ Seeks to End Affirmative Action — Claiming Discrimination Against Whites: NYT

DOJ Seeks to End Affirmative Action — Claiming Discrimination Against Whites: NYT

Trump throws more fake red meat to his base, diverting attention from repetitive management failures, uncovered lies, Republican legislator push back and the lowest approval ratings of any president at this point in his term.

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Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action

A 4-3 majority ruled to uphold a higher education affirmative action program.

Supreme Court Justices Challenge Affirmative Action at Universities

“I’m just not impressed by the fact that — that the University of Texas may have fewer . Maybe it ought to have fewer,” Justice Antonin Scalia said.

ADA 25 Years Later: Definite Progress But Hiring Gaps Remain

As the Americans With Disabilities Act celebrates its 25th anniversary July 26, significant gaps remain in hiring the 19 percent of Americans with disabilities. New laws aim to improve the efforts of federal contractors and help people with disabilities save more.

Court rules again on use of race in college admissions.

Court Upholds Race in College Admissions

In a case returned by the Supreme Court, a Texas court has again ruled that race can be used as a consideration in college admissions.

University of Michigan is working to improve the diversity of its students without affirmative action.

U. of Michigan Students Aim to Take Control of School’s Diversity Without Affirmative Action

How is it that a university just miles away from Detroit only has 4.6 percent Black student enrollment?

Supreme Court’s Dangerous Mix-Up of Diversity and Affirmative Action

Supreme Court’s Dangerous Mix-Up of Diversity and Affirmative Action

Are affirmative action and diversity the same? The Supreme Court wrongly thinks so in the Michigan university-admissions case.

Ask the White Guy: Do ‘Those People’ Not Value Hard Work and the Right Priorities Enough?

Why we haven’t seen as much progress as we should have seen from MLK’s work.

Supreme Court Punts Decision on Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Punts Decision on Affirmative Action

Justices compromise on a nonruling on the value of race in education.

How Did Texas Teen End Up Challenging Affirmative Action? Follow the Money

How Did Texas Teen End Up Challenging Affirmative Action? Follow the Money

Two conservative groups have placed civil rights in their crosshairs, and this is the first battle.

Federal appeals court strikes down Michigan ban on affirmative action.

Affirmative Action Not Dead Yet: Appeals Court Strikes Down Michigan Ban

A federal appeals court reinstated the use of affirmative action in college admissions. Will this influence the major Supreme Court case scheduled for next year?

Ask the White Guy: Racism and Affirmative Action—Why White Victims Are the Key to the Solution

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti thinks affirmative action is going to be killed by the Supreme Court—and explains why white people as victims are central to finding a solution.

Affirmative Action: What If the Supreme Court Ends It?

Will the Supreme Court’s verdict on Fisher v. University of Texas undo the last 10 years of diversity progress in higher education?

What Dr. King Really Meant: The Obligation That Benefits Everyone

Why is the business case for diversity a reality and not just a theory? It is directly due to Dr. King and the civil-rights era, explains DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti.

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Ask the White Guy: Affirmative Action Benefits Whites Too … More Than You Think

This Black woman says her white colleagues hold fewer degrees and receive higher salaries. Who really benefits from affirmative action?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Affirmative Action: Why Is Ward Connerly Wrong?

DiversityInc CEO Luke Visconti explains why Connerly, who argues against a California program that balances admissions to demographics, fails to serve people equally. How can public schools overcome bias?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

Bigotry and Affirmative Action

Question: By your refusal to accept other points of view on the subject of affirmative action, you fit the dictionary definition of a bigot yourself! Is discrimination of any kind wrong? I say it is. Affirmative action IS a form of discrimination, and therefore, in my opinion, it is wrong. How does discrimination become right in your defense of affirmative action?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

In 2028, Will We Still ‘Need’ Affirmative Action?

Question: Do you think women and minorities will be appreciably different by 2028, so that they won't "need" free stuff for their sex and/or skin color?

Ask the White Guy, Luke Visconti, DiversityInc CEO

How Much Is Race Determined by Genetics?

Question: I am a college biology professor who specializes in University Affirmative Action Programs. It is clear that human races are genetically different and have genetically adapted to where they evolved; these are scientific facts and are not debatable.