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Reverse Discrimination

Donald Trump and The Right Wing's Rapid Descent Into Mindlessness

Marvin Meadors | Posted 08.17.2015 | Entertainment
Marvin Meadors

Donald Trump, like no other candidate can, embodies the right wing's rapid descent into mindlessness and their embrace of know-nothingism. With Trump, there is nothing there besides the huge eponymous banner announcing "Trump" that appears on all his possessions, a bluster, and a golden combover seemingly forever frozen in place.

The Transparency of a "Incog-Negro"

Irene Monroe | Posted 06.22.2015 | Black Voices
Irene Monroe

Dolezal's white-to-black "passing" is the complication of both white guilt and white rage in an era of Affirmative Action.

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.

Reverse Racism Only Works If...

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Black Voices

You might have heard that irksome term "reverse racism" -- the idea that racism can be directed at majority groups by people in minorities. The co...

Trayvon Martin and Racial Tensions Among College-Age Millennials

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 06.24.2012 | Politics
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

Contrary to the conventional wisdom that racial friction exists primarily among older Americans, a new survey shows that the Millennial generation is also marked by complex racial tensions.

Why We Are Having a REAL Affirmative Action Bake Sale At Fordham

Mark Naison | Posted 12.06.2011 | Latino Voices
Mark Naison

As I know from both my own research and from personal experience, preferences given recruited athletes and children of alumni are far more powerful than those given underrepresented minorities and affect a far larger number of students.

Fox News Viewers: Discrimination Against Whites Is As Big A Problem

Mother Jones | Posted 11.07.2011 | Black Voices

Two-thirds of viewers who say Fox News is the news source they trust most believe discrimination against whites is as big a problem as discrimination ...

Are Ohio's Black and Latino Students Buoyed by a System of Preferences? Not Hardly

Andrew Grant-Thomas, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Andrew Grant-Thomas, Ph.D.

This is not a simple story about racial discrimination, much less a simplistic one about uncaring teachers and principals.

Sen. Jim Webb and the Myth of Race vs. Class in America

Sophia A. Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sophia A. Nelson

The events of the last weeks have reminded us all once again that race in black and white is still America's greatest unhealed wound. As it pertains to black people, race and class simply cannot be separated.

Reverse Discrimination Ruling Will Cause Confusion, Lawyers Say

AP | DAVE COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The Supreme Court ruling in favor of white New Haven firefighters who said they were victims of reverse discrimination will pr...

Redefining Bias in the 21st Century

Mitchell Kapor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Kapor

If we truly want to promote our society as a level playing field, then we must become more adept at differentiating between what actually is earned versus what is a matter of circumstance.

Affirmative Action Hit on Sotomayor Aimed to Send Message

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The anti-affirmative action hit against Sotomoyor is more than an attempt by the conservative hawks to derail her confirmation. The goal is to chill her on the court and batter affirmative action.