Affirmative Action

The Young Conservatives of Texas chapter at UT-Austin held an affirmative action bake sale that angered students and lead to a protest.

Abigail Fisher, the White woman who made a big fuss about the affirmative action program at the University of Texas, lost big at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

The plaintiff, Abigail Noel Fisher, charged the ruling was unfair and that she was a victim of racial discrimination.

In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]

During a hearing for an affirmative action case on Wednesday, conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia suggested that some African-Americans belong at "lesser colleges."