Archive for racial classifications

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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Monday, December 5th, 2016 @ 11:18AM

Census and Racial Classifications

Yet these changes will have repercussions at the heart of political power, from congressional redistricting plans to affirmative action plans, and will further balkanize the United States into what the great California gadfly Ward Connerly calls “silly little boxes.” Click here to read the article.

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