Arne Duncan wants schools to offer advanced courses regardless of student abilities.
Tag Archives: Anti-Discrimination Law
Civil Rights at School, New York Times
3 New York Colleges to Drop Crime Queries for Applicants, New York Times
Asking about felonies disproportionately screens out non-whites.
But only because the election is coming up soon, not because of the law’s merits.
Claims the law even had “a discriminatory purpose.”
“Disparate impact” is under fire.
Are Workplace Personality Tests Fair?, Wall Street Journal
Yet another form of discrimination is discovered.
Court could finally rule on “disparate impact.”
Says Cher wanted fewer dark-skinned dancers on stage.
Justice Department to Open Broad Inquiry into Ferguson Police, Wall Street Journal
Now every member of the 53-man force will be under the microscope.
Judge is Nelva Gonzales Ramos, appointed by Obama.
Black Barista Nilson Dos Santos Finds Work After Being Refused Job at Darlinghurst Cafe, Sydney Morning Herald
A very happy ending for the multi-culties.
Ferguson, Watts and a Dream Deferred, New York Times
Blacks have gotten about as far as they can.
Macy’s to Pay $650,000 to Resolve Bias Inquiry, New York Times
Non-whites claimed they were targeted by security personnel.
From Eric Holder: A Message to the People of Ferguson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
He says “this tragedy can give rise to new understanding.”
Obama Inflates FICO Credit Scores to Fuel Lending, Investor's Business Daily
Administration wants easier lending to non-whites.
Barneys Reaches Accord Settling Racial-Profiling Allegations, Wall Street Journal
Black shoppers claimed discrimination.
Says amnesty would have a “disparate impact” on blacks.
FCC’s Friends and Family Plan, Wall Street Journal
More high-stakes minority set-asides.
Court: Firing for Poor Performance, Not Racism, National Review
She was hired because she was black.
Pennsylvania Sued by US over Police Fitness Tests, CBS Philadelphia
Women are not passing at the same rate as men.
Industry spokesman: Tech firms must “expand the definitions of merit.”
City OKs UWS Development with ‘Poor Door’ for Residents, New York Post
More discrimination to fret about.
California Inmates Win Class-Action Status over Race-Based Treatment, Los Angeles Times
When there is a racial incident all prisoners of that race are locked down.
DOJ Sues Entergy for Not Reporting Affirmative-Action Compliance, Wall Street Journal
Company says the government’s inquiries violate the Fourth Amendment.
Federal money comes with strings attached.
Appeals Panel Upholds Race in Admissions for University, New York Times
Texas race preferences are “narrowly tailored.”
Race in Admissions at the U. of Texas: How We Got Here, and What’s Next, Chronicle of Higher Education
The case might even go back to the Supreme Court.
Westchester USA, Wall Street Journal
Holder wants to make sure you have black neighbors.
Justice Department Sues North Carolina over Voter ID Law, Washington Post
Holder says it prevents blacks from voting.
EEOC says requiring English is discrimination based on national origin.
New horizons for anti-racism: racist paint names.
He says he faced retaliation after reporting corruption.
Costly oversight to weed out “racism.”
Colleges and Evangelicals Collide on Bias Policy, New York Times
Grounds for permitted discrimination become even narrower.
No complaints of disfranchisement.
Some Americans still believe in free association.
A sign of things to come.
Yet More Lunacy from the CFPB, Bank Stocks
Federal agency stops reviewing employees because whites got better ratings.
Probably the $370 million Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Only Minorities Need Apply, New York Times
A new definition of “racial realism.”
Federal Judge Strikes Down Wisconsin’s Voter ID Law, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Lawmakers had even offered free IDs to placate critics.
13-year-old Muslim challenges amusement park’s safety rules.
Council Passes ‘Ban the Box’ Legislation, Baltimore Sun
Baltimore businesses will be able to screen for felons only after extending a conditional job offer.
What Race Preferences Hide, Townhall
Non-white beneficiaries are often wealthy or mixed-race.
Racial Equality Loses at the Court, New York Times
The court’s majority has “a blinkered view of race.”
Groups React to Supreme Court Decision Upholding Ban on Race-Based Admissions, Christian Science Monitor
“Today’s decision turns back our nation’s commitment to racial equality.”
Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban, New York Times
Sotomayor dissents: She wants to correct the “unfortunate effects of centuries of racial discrimination.”
“Anti-discrimination” isn’t enough.
The EEOC uses the same kind of background check for which they were suing a private company.