Archive for civil rights

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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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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Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 @ 2:57PM

Ward Connerly comments on Possible DOJ Investigation of Admissions

“It is often said that we are a nation of laws. Well, the law, in Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, states clearly that recipients of taxpayer money will lose those funds if they discriminate against people on the basis of race, color or ethnicity, as well as…

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Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 @ 11:05AM

Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants, according to a document obtained by The New York Times. Click here to read more  

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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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Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 @ 3:12PM

AN AGENDA FOR AMERICA’S RENEWAL – By Ward Connerly

AN AGENDA FOR AMERICA’S RENEWAL By Ward Connerly Traditionally, political campaigns are waged between the 40-yard lines of the political football field.  As a candidate for president in 2016, Donald J. Trump dramatically changed this tradition and expanded the field of play from the 40 yard lines to goal post…

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