Tag: Affirmative Action

Brooklyn College

Report: DOJ to Investigate Illegal Affirmative Action

The New York Times reported Tuesday that an internal Department of Justice document indicates the Civil Rights Division will be investigating “intentional race-based discrimination in college and university admissions.”

Kamala Harris (Adelle Nazarian / Breitbart News)

Columnist: Kamala Harris Pushes Affirmative Action, Despite Prop 209

Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters writes that California Attorney General Kamala Harris is flouting the will of the voters who passed Proposition 209, part of the state Constitution, which barred the state from discriminating against, or granting preferential treatment to, any individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in the operation of public employment, public education, or public contracting.

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Supreme Court Faces Big Cases as 2015 Term Begins

WASHINGTON—Obamacare, religious liberty, Iran, and racial preferences are four of the major issues the justices will confront during the Supreme Court’s annual Term, which begins Monday, Oct. 5. The High Court will decide between 70 and 80 cases over the

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Blue State Blues: American Youth, Beyond the ‘Daily Show’

This week, Jon Stewart broadcast his last episode of The Daily Show. It was perhaps appropriate that his swan song coincided with the first Republican presidential debate of the 2016 election. The Obama era, which Stewart did as much as anyone to create and sustain, is ending.

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California College Counselor Advises Students to Be ‘Less Asian’

In the midst of a heated lawsuit alleging Harvard holds Asian students to a much higher standard during its admissions process, some college admissions counselors in California and elsewhere are coaching Asian American students to appear “less Asian” in an attempt to help them be accepted into the nation’s most elite schools.