Tag Archives: affirmative action

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: For the Sake of Justice

    Jul 2, 13 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *Yes, I’m a journalist. But I’ll be the first to admit you can’t believe everything in the news, even if the information claims to be in your favor. Remember when President Barack Obama first was elected and the media wanted everybody to believe racism was over and Affirmative Action should be a thing of the […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Quick Hits 2013 Pt. 2

    Jul 2, 13 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *The Supreme Court decision regarding Proposition 8 in California illustrates the progress the country has made regarding the citizenship privileges of homosexuals in this country. While California allows its citizens to create state laws outside of the normal legislative process via popular vote, the Court essentially invalidated the Prop 8 law. In doing so the […]

  • Black Professionals Don’t Like Affirmative Action … but it’s Vitally Needed

    Oct 15, 12 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *You think white folks are the only ones who aren’t in love with affirmative action? Well think again. A lot of black professionals aren’t feeling it either, according to writer ESPN writer and CNN contributor LZ Granderson. This is at the heart of a little talked about secret regarding affirmative action: A lot of black […]

  • Affirmative Action to be Challenged at University of Texas (Video)

    Oct 9, 12 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *Here we go again! We’re trying to figure out whether race and gender is indeed a factor in the advantages provided in America and is it hindering or helping the individuals it aims to support. The short answer is HELL YES! You know and I know that the racial issues in America are not waning, […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: Post Racial?

    Feb 28, 12 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *In its upcoming session the Supreme Court will decide whether race will be a factor I college admissions. Their ruling will be a major factor in determining the degree to which we live in a post racial society. The last time the Supreme Court took on this issue, the justices discovered that in a system […]

  • Duke’s Black Students Insulted by Racially Charged Duke Study

    Jan 19, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Duke University has gotten somewhat of a reputation for being racially insensitive. Last March, Jalen Rose was under fire for his remarks about the school and his idea that a lot of black students from the inner city may share. He said that “Schools like Duke don’t recruit players like me” or black kids from […]