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South Africa shows US how to BEE

Published on 13 Sep 2007 at 12:36 am. 14 Comments.
Filed under affirmative action,Africa,blackonomics.

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South Africans of Chinese Descent Fight to be Treated as Coloured, if they Can’t Get that, they will Settle for Black

Published on 23 Dec 2006 at 3:35 am. 3 Comments.
Filed under affirmative action,inter-minority relations.

The U.S. is not the only country with its host of affirmative action struggles as this article explains. Back in 2000, in Brazil, when the state of Rio de Janiero implemented racial quotas for Black University students and others ‘of African Descent,’ many White students claimed African heritage to improve their chances for admission. Now […]

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African-Americans = criminals at work too?

Published on 29 Nov 2006 at 8:22 pm. 4 Comments.
Filed under affirmative action,blackonomics,ignorance.

In keeping with recent events that showcase that racism is still alive and well… The other day, a study performed by professors at Georgetown and UC Berkeley, concluded that employers who perform criminal background checks are more likely to hire African-Americans. The study’s conclusion reads: we find that the positive effect of criminal background checks […]

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The New Majority/Get it Together, or Go Back to Africa

Published on 19 Nov 2006 at 12:54 am. 12 Comments.
Filed under academia,affirmative action,inter-minority relations,ridiculousness.

My original post was simply called, “The New Majority,” but after last night’s Roundtable, I felt the need to add some insights from the group discussion, so I combined the original post, with another post I was writing called “Get it Together, or go Back to Africa.” Sorry for the long title.

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Affirmative Action Under Attack mk. bazillion

Published on 31 Oct 2006 at 1:41 pm. 6 Comments.
Filed under academia,affirmative action.

A Michigan ballot initiative on the block next week will, if passed, eliminate the consideration of race and sex in state institutions’ hiring and admissions processes. As many of you will recall, Michigan is one of the most consequential fronts in the AA debate; two landmark Supreme Court decisions in 2003 established new national rules […]

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