Category Archives: Affirmative Action

Open Thread | To All Those Who Talk About ‘Not Voting in 2024’

For those of you who are Black and are threatening not to vote in 2024. Oh well. Nobody is going to beg you. I don’t have the time. Anyone serious about 2024 doesn’t have the time. I have never been … Continue reading

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Open Thread | How The Affirmative Action Case Might Effect HBCU’s

One of the issues that came up after the Supreme Court’s horrible Affirmative Action, was how this would affect HBCU’s. Historically Black Colleges and Universities were developed post-Civil War to educate the newly freed Black populace. The question was what … Continue reading

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The Dissent From Justice Brown Jackson

Justice Brown Jackson’s dissent in the Affirmative Action case was brilliant. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s dissent is one for the ages. So many passages have been lifted. But let me underscore one that is not receiving enough attention. … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Strikes Down Affirmative Action

Breaking News: The Supreme Court rejected affirmative action at Harvard and UNC. The major ruling curtails race-conscious college admissions in the U.S., all but ensuring that elite institutions become whiter and more Asian and less Black and Latino. — … Continue reading

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