Op-Ed

To Be Equal: Sotomayor—A Voice of Reason among Reckless Rhetoric

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist   “Race matters…because of the long history of racial minorities being denied access to the political process…because of persistent racial inequality in society — inequality that cannot be ignored and that has produced stark socioeconomic disparities.” –  Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Read More

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National

Affirmative Action Ruling a Relief to Many

by Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Civil rights leaders greeted the Supreme Court’s decision in Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin with lukewarm optimism. “It is not a victory, but it is not a defeat either. It’s in that gray Read More

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Op-Ed

Supreme Court Determined to Kill Affirmative Action

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   A decade after carefully ruling in two University of Michigan cases – striking down the undergraduate admissions procedures and upholding those implemented by the law school – the U.S. Supreme Court seems on course to strike down even Read More