Archive for Ward Connerly

Friday, September 8th, 2017 @ 1:07PM

Time to end government-sponsored discrimination and just be Americans

…Connerly, as a dedicated champion for a colorblind America, stated, “Getting our nation to a point of applying a single standard to all Americans is one of the most crucial issues of our time … we must start by getting our government out of the business of privileging some citizens…

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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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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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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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