Tag: Affirmative Action

Cristina Garcia (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Embattled California #MeToo Leader Made Anti-Asian Comments

California State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens), one of the female leaders of the “#MeToo” movement in California, reportedly said she wanted to punch an “Asian person” in the face in 2014, according to new allegations.

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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.”

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Left Fears Trump’s Pick for Education Department’s Civil Rights Office

Leftwing media and organizations are fretting over U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s choice of Candice Jackson as acting assistant secretary for that department’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR), citing concerns about her views on affirmative action, feminism, and campus sexual assault policy.

Brazilian schoolboys wave flags and cheer in front of the statue to Christ the Redeemer 30 October, 2007 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazil, the only runner in the race, was officially unveiled as the 2014 World Cup host by FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Zurich Tuesday. The five-time world …

Brazil Tries Facial Tests to Catch Race Fraudsters from Affirmative Action Benefits

In an extensive piece published this week, Foreign Policy explores the past year of attempts to implement affirmative action in the schools of Brazil, a nation with an extraordinary number of mixed-race citizens. Many of these, the report found, applied to affirmative action programs only to be rejected for being too white.

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Parents Outraged over Budget Cuts at School for Being ‘Too White’

Parents of students at a North Hollywood middle school are livid after being informed that their school is suffering disproportionate budget cuts that could force layoffs and increase class sizes simply because the school has too high a population of white students.