by Keli Goff onOctober 16, 2012
Of course topics such as affirmative action and black unemployment won't come up. But we can dream.
by L.Z. Granderson onOctober 15, 2012
L.Z. Granderson, CNN columnist, writes this week that as much as some non-minorities resent affirmative action, black people secretly dislike it, too. Still, African Americans are clear that the social program is necessary.
by Jamilah Lemieux onOctober 11, 2012
Ebony's Jamilah Lemieux challenges the arguments of Abigail Fisher, a white candidate who says she was denied the right to attend the University of Texas, which insists she wouldn't have gotten in even without affirmative action.
by Edward Wyckoff Williams onOctober 11, 2012
The Abigail Fishers and George Wills think that minorities have unfair advantages. Not by a long shot.
October 8, 2012
Your Take: A Texas school's racist past overshadows Fisher case, say Lani Guinier and Penda D. Hair.
by Sherrilyn A. Ifill onOctober 8, 2012
As a new SCOTUS case begins, it's time for advocates to reframe the conversation about the issue.
by Ta-Nehisi Coates onSeptember 3, 2012
In his blog at the Atlantic, Ta-Nahesi Coates ponders why people question how Barack Obama got where he is, while no one asks the same about Mitt Romney.
by Kiff Hamp onAugust 22, 2012
This legal scholar says that these policies are still needed to level the playing field.
by John McWhorter onMarch 1, 2012
As a new case heads to the Supreme Court, it's time to admit that disparities are about more than race.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onFebruary 21, 2012
In today's link roundup: The court announced today that it will hear a challenge to the University of Texas' program. Plus: How to talk to kids about race.
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