Remember when the President asked Black voters, "What do you have to lose?" Apparently everything.
The Supreme Court had some harsh words for Abigail Fisher, the young woman who filed a lawsuit against the University of Texas at Austin. In a 4-3 vote, they ruled against her and upheld the school's right to use race as a factor in their admission process.
It’s certainly clear that Mindy Kaling is the most talented person in her family. Unless of course you replace “talented” with “ridiculous,” in which case her brother Vijay Chokal-Ingam wins, hands down, for an obnoxious and insensitive experiment that he claims proves why universities need to do away with affirmative action. Chokal-Ingam, 38, told the […]
Casting directors think they know why the focus of fostering diversity is bothering certain people, but they still believe it’s time for Hollywood to get a makeover. As Risa Bramon Garcia sees it, her contemporaries do not like being told that they have to make a more conscious effort to include actors of color in […]
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor recently said she supports affirmative action in higher education because she believes that alternatives based on income or residency simply will not work to ensure diversity in schools. As the first Hispanic on the Supreme Court, Sotomayor greatly defends affirmative action because it was this race-conscious program that opened up […]
Young adults are often told that their college years will be the best years of their lives. An in-depth report from The New York Times reveals that that might not be the case for many non-white undergraduates at U.S. institutions. Times journalist Tanzina Vega recently wrote about a “new wave” of campus activism addressing racist incidences […]