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Affirmative Action and African Americans

Open Letter to White Males from a Sister Who Supports Judge Sonia Sotomayor

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

Who among us is silly enough to believe that justices do not legislate from the Bench -- Judge Sotomayor is being castigated for being "candid".

The Biggest Loser

Gregory Allen Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gregory Allen Howard

If a white man with Clarence Thomas's meager background of minor government bureaucrat had been put up for the Supreme Court, there would have been outrage. Except that he was Black.

Obama Needs Nuance Without Ambiguity

Roger Hernandez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Roger Hernandez

Obama has the opportunity to bring nuance to politics by leading a reform of affirmative action, because there is no agreement on what it is, or even on what its purpose should be.