Category Archives: Civil Rights

Constitution Daily: Staff- As Expected, Affirmative Action Arguments Featured Anthony Kennedy & Antonin Scalia: The End of Affirmative Action?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- As Expected, Affirmative Action Arguments Featured Anthony Kennedy & Antonin Scalia: The End of Affirmative Action? The end of quota set-aside racially and ethnically based affirmative action, … Continue reading

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Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Debating Affirmative Action: The Case Against Racial Preferences and For Equal Rights and Protection As a Liberal, I’m against racial preferences regardless of who they’re tended to … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Graham K. Brown and Arnim Langer: ‘Lessons From Affirmative Action Around The World’

Source:The New Democrat “Americans tend to think of affirmative action as a uniquely American institution: an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, intended primarily to improve economic opportunities for African Americans, who have continued to face obstacles to equality long … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jeffrey Rosen- Schuette Decision: Supreme Court Supported Precedent: Judicial Restraint on Affirmative Action

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Jeff Rosen, as almost always, hit it on the mark today in his column in The New Republic.  He said that whether you agree with the Supreme Court decision on affirmative … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: Its Time For Progressives to Admit Affirmative Action is Not Working: How to Ensure Equal Rights and Protections For All

Slate: Opinion: Tanner Colby: Affirmative action: Its Time For Progressives to Admit its Not Working Erik Schneider on Google+ The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger As a … Continue reading

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Canal de Anblog: Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1963 March on Washington 

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily Press on WordPress: Canal de Anblog: Bob Dylan and Joan Baez 1963 March on Washington The people at the March on Washington certainly weren’t dreaming and were at the start of … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal: U.S. Supreme Court Deals Blow to Voting Rights Act: The Impact of This Decision

Source: Wall Street Journal: Supreme Court Deals Blow to Voting Rights Act | U.S. Supreme Court News The main impact of this ruling is that states and localities still can no longer deny anyone from voting minority or majority. But that … Continue reading

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The Economist: Americas View: Affirmative Action in Brazil: Slavery’s Legacy: Why America Should Abandoned Affirmative Action As Brazil Starts it

Affirmative action in Brazil: Slavery's legacy | The Economist. As a Liberal I take Dr. Martin L. King’s I have a dream speech that one day his children would be judged by the content of their character. And not by … Continue reading

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