affirmative action Category Archives
South Africans of Chinese Descent Fight to be Treated as Coloured, if they Can’t Get that, they will Settle for Black
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]