Archive for affirmative action

Monday, August 21st, 2017 @ 1:08PM

The Impact of Race on our Society

A statement by Ward Connerly: As a nation, our flight to a better society has entered a patch of very severe turbulence; and, as is all-too-often the case, the matter of race is a major factor. Most significantly, it appears that hysteria has overwhelmed reason, a fact that is enabling…

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Saturday, August 19th, 2017 @ 12:10PM

What Does Tillerson’s ‘Rooney Rule’ Mean for the State Department?

Ward Connerly, founder and president of the American Civil Rights Institute, greeted Tilleson’s initiative with skepticism. He said it is appropriate to recruit as widely and broadly as possible, but he added that it should be race-neutral. “Diversity is going to destroy this nation — not the result of it,…

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Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 @ 10:58AM

Solving the biracial conundrum: Base life on character, not skin color

When he was in high school in Florida, he took his SAT test. He raised his hand and pointed out to the test proctor that one of the first questions asked was race, but he was two races, and the form didn’t allow him to check more than one box….

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Sunday, August 13th, 2017 @ 6:40PM

What It’s Going to Take to End Racial Preferences

Most proponents of race-based affirmative action argue that America is systemically racist. I don’t see it. Americans are dating and marrying across racial lines and raising their families to love each other without regard to their differences of skin color, hair texture or other features. But while race becomes less…

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Sunday, August 13th, 2017 @ 6:28PM

College quotas might be facing final exam in court: Susan Shelley

One day, someone will file a lawsuit arguing that the use of a college degree as a screening tool in hiring has a disparate impact and is discriminatory. But by then, robots will have replaced us all. Click here to read more

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Thursday, August 10th, 2017 @ 5:47PM

Universities Slash Standards with Goal of Boosting Diversity

“There is a sad but real bias in the diversity world — and it’s been there a long time, not only among the diversity proponents but among the Left at large — that black people and to some extent Hispanics lack the capacity to compete in academic arenas,” said Ward…

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