Post Tagged with: "affirmative action"
A 4-3 majority ruled to uphold a higher education affirmative action program.
“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.
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.
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.
How is it that a university just miles away from Detroit only has 4.6 percent Black student enrollment?
Are affirmative action and diversity the same? The Supreme Court wrongly thinks so in the Michigan university-admissions case.
Why we haven’t seen as much progress as we should have seen from MLK’s work.
Justices compromise on a nonruling on the value of race in education.
Two conservative groups have placed civil rights in their crosshairs, and this is the first battle.
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?
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.
Will the Supreme Court’s verdict on Fisher v. University of Texas undo the last 10 years of diversity progress in higher education?
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.
This Black woman says her white colleagues hold fewer degrees and receive higher salaries. Who really benefits from affirmative action?
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?
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?
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?
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.