Archive for affirmative action

Friday, March 31st, 2017 @ 11:11AM

Please, Don’t Call Me “African-American!”

Please, Don’t Call Me “African-American!” Join our “American Identity Project” By Ward Connerly I was born in Leesville, LA in 1939.  At birth, I was “colored.”  From that moment until now, the color of my skin (race) has been the factor that my society has tried to use to define…

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Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 @ 10:51AM

Ward Connerly comments on Fisher SCOTUS Decision

Ward Connerly comment on the Fisher v University of Texas decision: The SCOTUS has, once again, betrayed the United States Constitution and a central tenet of American society and law that the color of a person’s skin should not be a factor in the public domain. As President John F….

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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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Thursday, December 10th, 2015 @ 1:53PM

Ward Connerly responds to editorial opposing Prop 209

Prop 209 is not the problem, the problem is our failing K-12 system not properly preparing students for UC Berkeley, or even community college in some cases. Click here to read the article

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