Fear and Prejudice in Bollywood
A few years back, three Indian states pre-emptively banned “Aarakshan” (“Reservation”), a movie about the country's affirmative-action program, by claiming that the film was against the Dalits. In 2010, the Indian National Congress appointed one of their men to the film certification board after rumors that ...
Unlike Our National Political Climate, Yorba Linda's Nixon Library Gets Better and Better
What follows is a remarkable list of Nixon's accomplishments: his support of affirmative action and desegregation of Southern schools; the sending of a man to the moon; his backing of the Equal Rights Amendment and the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency; the end of the war in Vietnam; ...
Civil and Human Rights Coalition Applauds Withdrawal of Mateer, Decries Confirmation of Willett
He has a clear conservative bias and a disturbing record not only on sex discrimination, but also on LGBTQ rights, voting rights, equal opportunity, and affirmative action.” Last month, The Leadership Conference sent a letter to the Senate urging opposition to Willett. That letter is available here.
Warren diversity coordinator Gregory Murray resigns; replacement selected
... Michigan Advocacy Coalition to accept the Warren job. Fouts announced the appointment of Murray last January during the city's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Warren City Hall. Murray told reporters who attended the MLK Day event: “Diversity is not a code word for affirmative action.
At The Polls: Black Women Saved The Day While White Women Voted Against Their Best Interests ...
If you're a Democrat who wants to win, your base has to be your priority. By and large, that base consists of Black women. While some Democratic leaders have begun to shift focus to conservative White voters in the aftermath of Donald Trump's presidential win, the success of Doug Jones in Alabama's ...