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Ward Connerly

No More Drama

D. R. Tucker | Posted 07.29.2012 | Black Voices
D. R. Tucker

I could spend months detailing my differences with John Derbyshire regarding American race relations. However, one of his observations about politics and race is uncomfortably true.

Ward Connerly's Income Inequality

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.24.2012 | College
D. R. Tucker

If it's true that Connerly opposed public-sector affirmative action merely as a way to line his own pockets, then he has to be considered the right's biggest embarrassment since Armstrong Williams.

Affirmative-Action Foe Is Facing Allegations of Financial Misdeeds

Posted 03.19.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- Ward Connerly, the black businessman who has been the face of the movement to end affirmative action for nearly two decades, is facing a...

Racial Aspects of Economy Are Significant for White House to Address

John A. Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John A. Powell

When one looks at any aspect of the economy, race and gender are not far from the surface. The administration's response: silence.

Utah Affirmative Action Ban Poised To Become Law

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Lawmakers moved quickly Friday to place a ban on affirmative action in the Utah Constitution, despite little evidence the pract...

6 of 26: Conservatives Lost Big on Ballot Measures While Progressives Made Significant Gains

Kristina Wilfore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristina Wilfore

If you read this headline and you're automatically thinking, "Wait, what about California, you fool?! Don't you care about marriage equality?" Just h...

Ward Connerly Cashes In: Profiteering exposed by...The American Conservative!

Kristina Wilfore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristina Wilfore

Ward Connerly, the California lobbyist who has been running a divisive, multi-million dollar campaign to outlaw equal opportunity programs across the ...

Does Obama's Success Mean We No Longer Need Affirmative Action?

Joel B. Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel B. Schwartzberg

With Barack Obama officially nominated as the Democrats' Presidential nominee, is it time to re-think affirmative action? Ward Connerly, a long-time...

Seth Colter Walls

Affirmative Action Ban Likely To Be Stripped From Arizona Ballot, Opponents Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Monday, opponents of an Arizona ballot initiative that would bar public institutions from adopting affirmative action policies filed what observers...

The Affirmative-Action Attack

Horace McMillon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Horace McMillon

Republicans are placing ballot initiatives concerning affirmative action on a number of key swing-state ballots in order bring out their voters and wedge independents away from the Dems.

Connerly's Anti Affirmative Action Measure Could be a Win-Win for McCain

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

McCain is betting that pummeling affirmative action will do far more good than bad for his campaign. It's a smart bet.

Seth Colter Walls

McCain Tests The Waters Of Race As Campaign Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Has John McCain started to aggressively court the white vote? It sounds like a question with an obvious answer. But when facing the first black nomin...

McCain "Mum" on Divisive Initiatives

Kristina Wilfore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kristina Wilfore

McCain's choice is clear: flip-flop and pander to the right wing or oppose these divisive initiatives as he has in the past. To stay "mum" on the issue is not "straight talk" we can believe in.