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Racial Preferences

Supreme Hypocrisy

Gregory Allen Howard | Posted 01.18.2016 | Black Voices
Gregory Allen Howard

As the Supreme Court considers ending affirmative action this year, one can only hope those justices who seemingly oppose so-called preference-- Scalia, Roberts, and Alito-- would reflect on their own early race preference, white male race preference.

Gay Men and Racial Preference

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

Some say it's a "preference" while others contend it's just another racist smoke screen for white gay men to hide behind.

Affirmative Action and the Crisis in Higher Education

Scott D. Gerber | Posted 10.13.2014 | Politics
Scott D. Gerber

A new academic year is upon us. Students, parents, and faculty are excited. But they are also nervous. These are difficult times for higher education ...

5th Circuit Thumbs Its Nose at U.S. Supreme Court in Racial Preferences Case

Scott D. Gerber | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics
Scott D. Gerber

The SCOTUS is the nation's highest court. The recent 2-to-1 decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upholding the University of Texas at Austin's use of racial preferences in its admissions program indicates that the two judges in the majority have forgotten this basic tenet of American law.

Gene Demby

White House, Civil Rights Lawyers Weigh In On Big Racial Case | Gene Demby | Posted 08.14.2012 | Black Voices

For Cris Rubio, there wasn't much suspense about what came after he graduated high school in 2003. Rubio had been second in his class for much of his...

Workplace Diversity: What Happens When White Men Don't Want It

Natalie Holder-Winfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Natalie Holder-Winfield

Until senior-level white men take a stake in the success of their employees of color, their organizations' retention and promotion efforts will fail.