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Affirmative Action "Creates More Racial Injustice"

In a debate about race preferences in general and the current U.S. Supreme Court case of Fisher v. UT-Austin in particular, Project 21 co-chairman Horace Coo...

Justice: What's The Right Thing To Do? Episode 09: "ARGUING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION"

PART ONE: ARGUING AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PART TWO: WHAT'S THE PURPOSE? Part 1 Sandel describes the 1996 court case of a white woman named Cheryl Hopwood who was ...

Real Time with Bill Maher (10/5/12) "Affirmative Action" Will Cain vs. Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington explains to Will Cain the relevance of affirmative action in relationship to how the United States prides it's self on diversity and inclusi...

Nas presents The Firm - Affirmative Action

Classic NY Shit. The Firm's debut track, shame that they broke up.

Affirmative Action explained

A liberal is questioned about her support for affirmative action. She answers. Not well, but she does answer. Watch more conversations with a liberal at: htt...

Barack Obama's views on AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

"In his own words: Barack Obama describes his views toward ETHICS. Also get answers to your questions on dozens of OTHER TOPICS (What Obama would do?, Why Ob...

Colonial Williamsburg's Nutshell History: Affirmatively Action-Packed Affirmative Action

Discover the history behind affirmative action and voice your thoughts on Colonial Williamsburg's Virtual Republic: http://bit.ly/iofvraa.

Affirmative Action on Campus Does More Harm Than Good

Affirmative action, when used as a factor in college admissions, is meant to foster diversity and provide equal opportunities in education for underrepresent...

The Great Debate, Episode 4: Affirmative Action

Affirmative Action is up for debate again. Currently the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments involving 22-year-old Texan Abigail Fisher, who claims she w...

Asian-Americans Weigh in on Affirmative Action

As the US Supreme Court decides what role race should play in college admissions, some Asian-Americans argue that the use of race as a criteria hurts more th...

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The Michigan Daily

The Michigan Daily
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:48:45 -0700

A staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan discussed the history of and misconceptions surrounding affirmative action with University students and faculty Tuesday evening.
UW Badger Herald
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 07:14:16 -0700

It's easy to critique the value of affirmative action in college admissions from a place of privilege. I am an upper middle class white woman from Wisconsin. I had access to gifted and talented curriculum in elementary school and International ...
Daily Californian
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:56:15 -0700

Charges were filed by the ASUC attorney general and the Elections Council against candidates from Student Action and Defend Affirmative Action Party, which now await judgement from the ASUC Judicial Council. With two days remaining until elections ...
Berkshire Eagle
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:18:45 -0700

PITTSFIELD -- Administration officials are seeking to counter criticism over the pace of action on the city's affirmative action policy and plan. "I think we've done a lot in a short time," Mary McGinnis, the city's director of administrative services ...
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:30:00 -0700

A group opposed to affirmative action in higher education is taking the unprecedented step of looking for plaintiffs online. The Project on Fair Representation is advertising for college applicants willing to challenge Harvard University, the ...


Wed, 26 Mar 2014 08:22:30 -0700

Proponents of affirmative action in admissions say the policies help create more diverse campuses, which better prepares all students for life after school — particularly as the United States becomes increasingly diverse. Schools with well-designed ...
San Jose Mercury News
Sat, 05 Apr 2014 19:57:19 -0700

The backlash by Chinese-American activists against a measure aimed at restoring affirmative action in the admissions process at California's public universities has set off political fisticuffs between ethnic groups accustomed to battling side-by-side ...

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sacramento Bee
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 00:07:28 -0700

Weeks after some Asian American lawmakers killed a measure to restore affirmative action in California's public colleges by withdrawing their support, backlash from Democrats who supported the effort is surfacing in the Capitol and on the campaign trail.

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