Affirmative Action

The US Supreme Court did not outlaw bias in college admissions

By John Stoehr / June 30, 2023 /

It outlawed a kind of bias, one that its rightwing supermajority dislikes.

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Why they accuse Black people of being a privileged class

By Allison Wiltz / March 30, 2023 /

If your goal is to bury the lede on affirmative action, you’ll never come to terms with the ugly truth about racism, writes Allison Wiltz.

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Yeah, no, Reconstruction laws were actually race conscious

By Mia Brett / November 4, 2022 /

Critics of affirmative action want you to believe that laws meant to protect Black people weren’t meant to protect Black people.

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Affirmative action isn’t bias. It’s politics that rightwing justices don’t like and will strike down

By John Stoehr / November 3, 2022 /

That’s what we should focus on.

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Who needs affirmative action when we have racism?

By Rod Graham / October 12, 2022 /

Leveraging white power can produce the same results.

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The fight over affirmative action is the anxiety of white people fearing their dislocation from the center might help Black people

By Rod Graham / January 27, 2022 /

This Supreme Court probably won’t let that happen.

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It looks like the six Republican justices are ready to believe the lies told about affirmative action

By Mia Brett / January 26, 2022 /

Edward Blum’s corrupt faith in “colorblindness.”

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