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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 @ 10:50AM

Disappointing decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin

In a 4-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that the University of Texas’s use of race in its admissions process does not violate the Constitution. Justice Kennedy wrote the Court’s opinion. The decision is what you’d expect from an opinion upholding the university’s race-based admissions plan — deferential and uncritical….

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 @ 10:16AM

SCOTUS Rules on Affirmative Action – 7 Things You Should Know

Heritage legal fellows Elizabeth Slattery and Hans von Spakovsky say this decision “is a loss for advocates of a truly colorblind society, a betrayal of our core beliefs as Americans” not only is it a betrayal of our beliefs but they also argue that this decision is “fundamentally unfair to…

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Monday, February 29th, 2016 @ 1:08PM

An Oscar for the grievance industry

On the heels of a threatened boycott of this year’s Academy Awards by black film figures comes a well-timed report on diversity in the film and television industries. This report from the aptly named Media,Diversity and Social Change Initiative at University of Southern California-Annenberg’s School for Communication and Journalism argues that…

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Friday, January 8th, 2016 @ 11:13AM

Ward Connerly comments on “diversity.”

All, I have just finished reading several articles that promoted the importance of building “diversity.” Apart from the feeling of nausea, this experience has prompted me to write a few thoughts. Freedom and equality are two of the most fundamental values in American culture. Along with a system of private…

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Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 @ 11:31AM

How to help students failed by their K-12 education

A brilliant expose on a struggling HBCU that has found a way to “catch up” students who arrive woefully unprepared for college. This insightful piece exposes the dreadfully lacking K-12 system in this country. Preparation, not preferences. Click here to read the article.

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Friday, December 18th, 2015 @ 3:36PM

Ward Connerly comments on the 60th Anniversary of Rosa Parks

… Rosa Parks, the “Mother of the Modern Day Civil Rights Movement” refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger. As a result, Parks was arrested because segregation on buses was legal in Montgomery, Alabama. Parks wasn’t the first to refuse to give up a seat, but…

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