Affirmative Action

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First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 10 mins ago - 8 reports

KCBS Talks with SMC's Steve Woolpert about Supreme Court Ruling on Affirmative Action

KCBS News Radio spoke with Saint Mary's Dean of the School of Liberal Arts Steve Woolpert about the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold a ban on Affirmative Action admissions at state universities in Michigan. A politics professor, whose academic ... [Published St. Mary's College of California - 10 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 14 mins ago - 2 reports

U.S not ready to end affirmative action

Most will agree that affirmative action was needed when it was first introduced back in the 60s. Now, it’s among the most polarizing issues in the United States today. The debate has recently become even more intense after the Supreme Court officially ... [Published Daily Vidette - 14 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 8 reports

SCOTUS Upholds States’ Bans on Affirmative Action

A Supreme Court decision, April 22, upholding states’ right to ban the use of race-sensitive policies in university admissions wielded a serious blow to affirmative action, experts said, and shifts the battleground to the states.“Many voices in the civil ... [Published Afro American Newspaper - 24 mins ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 37 reports

Getting past Michigan [Editorial]

The Supreme Court's decision this week in the case Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action was disappointing but not surprising and might have been far worse. What the court did was uphold a 2006 ballot initiative that banned race-based admission ... [Published Baltimore Sun - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action">Reflections on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action

Right on cue, the New York Times editorialized this morning against yesterday’s Supreme Court decision upholding the right of Michigan’s citizens to amend their constitution to prohibit the state from engaging in affirmative action, which they did in ... [Published Cato Institute - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 11 reports

UC’s experience with an affirmative action ban

Latino students crossed a higher education milestone this year in the nation’s most populous state. For the first time, the University of California admitted more Latino applicants to its incoming freshman class than those who are non-Hispanic white.Yet ... [Published Washington Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

Reaction SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action affirms states rights

Conservative groups are pleased that the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling yesterday they feel puts the country on a path to ending race-based preferences in college admission ... ... [Published Big News Network - 7 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 3 reports

Propronents Of Affirmative Action Losing The Battle?

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in public university admissions. Tell Me More looks at the internal debate within the affirmative action movement.SponsorSponsor60 West Olsen Rd. #4400Thousand Oaks, CA 91360(805) 493- ... [Published KCLU - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 324 reports

NBC and ABC Feature Same Teenage Activist Supporting Affirmative Action; Omit Activist Label

Reporting on Tuesday's Supreme Court decision that enabled states' voters to ban affirmative action, the NBC and ABC evening newscasts featured a soundbite from the same teenage activist who called the ruling "disgusting" and charged it is "creating a ... [Published Media Research Center - 11 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 4 reports

California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state's powerful Democratic Party ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 16 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Editorial: Affirmative action still needed

BY | APRIL 23, 2014 5:00 AMIt’s the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, and many today would make the case that civil rights are a concern of the 20th century. We live in a post-racial society, this line of reasoning goes, and we’ve learned ... [Published Daily Iowan - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 5 reports

Charles Krauthammer, Juan Williams Spar over SCOTUS Affirmative Action Ruling

On Tuesday’s “Special Report” on the Fox News Channel during the program’s “All-Star Panel” segment, network contributors Steve Hayes, Juan Williams and Charles Krauthammer reacted to the announcement the Supreme Court had upheld the state of Michigan’s ... [Published Breitbart.com - 23 hours ago]

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Government agencies need to lead by example for equal opportunity, he added, saying progress requires "not just open and honest dialogue, but a willingness to confront these difficult issues through principled action."
"It's not going to be easy, but to make bold changes a governor has to use every power in his or her arsenal," Kashkari said. "We're a democracy and the people of California can make any changes they want if they're so motivated to do it."
"We host events that are open to everyone, but we make sure that we are really having staff from our different cultural centers, or opportunities for people to connect and see themselves on our campus" Urquidez says
...speaking at a diversity event at the Justice Department on Wednesday, said the justice's dissent offered a reminder that the U S still needs "to address and remediate the lingering impacts of racial discrimination." Continue Reading[1] The Supreme Court on Tuesday in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action voted 6-2 to uphold Mic

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KCBS Talks with SMC's Steve Woolpert about Supr... [Published St. Mary's College of California - 10 mins ago]
U.S not ready to end affirmative action [Published Daily Vidette - 14 mins ago]
Anwar snub dents Obama's local credibility, say... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 18 mins ago]
SCOTUS Upholds States’ Bans on Affirmative Action [Published Afro American Newspaper - 24 mins ago]
Affirmative action or no affirmative action? [Published CW39 NewsFix - 28 mins ago]
Attorney General Eric Holder Calls Sotomayor's ... [Published KNSS Radio - 35 mins ago]
Sotomayor’s demeaning views on race [Published New York Post - 43 mins ago]
GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari attac... [Published Contra Costa Times - 55 mins ago]
IRS gives free pass to famous Obama leftist group [Published WorldNetDaily - 57 mins ago]
AZ's Affirmative Action ban's effect on the UA [Published KOLD-TV - 1 hour ago]
Our View: Decision retires one inequality tool;... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 1 hour ago]
Blunting affirmative action: Justice, convoluted [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 1 hour ago]
Britain a 'Christian country'? Careful there, p... [Published Los Angeles Times - 1 hour ago]
Happy Hour Links: Divisions [Published Weekly Standard - 1 hour ago]
College Admissions in Michigan, Again and Again [Published Andrew Samwick's Blog - 1 hour ago]
Eric Holder: Sonia Sotomayor ‘courageous’ - Jon... [Published DailyMe.Com - 1 hour ago]
Analysis: New Poll Confirms No One Cares About ... [Published Southern Maryland Online - 1 hour ago]
SMCM Professor, Students Poll Md. Voters to For... [Published Southern Maryland Online - 1 hour ago]
Justice Sotomayor "Legally illiterate" [Published MSNBC - 1 hour ago]
Speaker: Educating minority students still UAPB... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - 1 hour ago]
Following in Potentially Vanishing Footsteps: A... [Published Daily Kos - 2 hours ago]
Patrick calls affirmative action ruling troubling [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 2 hours ago]
Southern California Edison Seeks Asst. Chief Pi... [Published Helicopter Association Int. - 2 hours ago]
Supreme Court Backs Affirmative Action Ban in M... [Published XpertHR - 2 hours ago]
Supreme Court Agrees With Michigan Voters: Affi... [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
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High court stops short of ending racial quotas ... [Published Washington Examiner - 3 hours ago]
Lilly Ledbetter wasn't lazy; she -- and all wom... [Published Los Angeles Times - 3 hours ago]
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College Admissions in Michigan, Again and Again [Published Andrew Samwick's Blog - 1 hour ago]
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's dissent in the Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action case is puzzling to me. She accuses her colleagues in the 6-2 majority of "trying to wish away racial inequality." They do nothing of the kind. ...
Supreme Court Voids $3.4 Million Restitution Aw... [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - 5 hours ago]
There were two more decisions handed down by the Supreme Court today, and while neither of them were quite as compelling as either the Michigan Affirmative Action case or the 4th Amendment decision I wrote about this morning, one of them touches ...
Holder Praises Sotomayor for ‘Courageous’ Affir... [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - 7 hours ago]
Attorney General Eric Holder weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to allow Michigan to end affirmative action at its public universities, siding with Justice Sonia Sotomayor's strong dissent from the majority opinion. ...
Holder Praises Sotomayor for ‘Courageous’ Affir... [Published Law Blog - 7 hours ago]
Attorney General Eric Holder weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to allow Michigan to end affirmative action at its public universities, siding with Justice Sonia Sotomayor's strong dissent from the majority opinion. ...
Holder Sides With Sotomayor on Michigan Affirma... [Published WSJ.com: Law Blog - 7 hours ago]
Associated PressAttorney General Eric Holder weighed in on the Supreme Court's decision Tuesday to allow Michigan to end affirmative action at its public universities, siding with Justice Sonia Sotomayor 's strong dissent from the majority opinio ...
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Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action Ban [Published Wall Street Journal What's News - 14 hours ago]
Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on college a... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Apr 22 2014]
OK, Michigan Can Ban Affirmative Action [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 22 2014]
No Longer Black and White [Published Slate Magazine - Mar 12 2014]
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