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Standards can be so divisive and exclusionary. Their implication affronts this administration’s social justice agenda; potentially widening the income-education-achievement gap. Keen to this threat to the collective, the Fundamentalist fringe of the Department of Justice; its Civil Rights Div., is suing the Pennsylvania State Police for requiring a fitness test for all applicants; which predictably had a Disparate Impact on those less fit. 58 more words

The Culture

Woman Appeals Ruling On Texas Affirmative Action

AUSTIN (AP) — Attorneys for a woman is renewing her appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that upheld the use of race in University of Texas undergraduate admissions. 216 more words

News

The Corner

I live on The Corner.
The edge. The outside. The border.

I open my eyes. Fix my scarf. Rub my hands and breathe in.
.. And as I walk I feel the icy air bite right into my skin. 249 more words

Black Consciousness

Jesse Jackson calls on Obama to scrutinize tech industry's 'lack of diversity'

“Jesse Jackson called on the Obama administration Monday to scrutinize the tech industry’s lack of diversity,” Wendy Koch reports for USA Today. “‘The government has a role to play’ in ensuring that women and minorities are fairly represented in the tech workforce, Jackson told a USA TODAY editorial board meeting. 549 more words

News

#Sexism: There's not very many women on the Board? So what?

NUS Scotland today said that universities should appoint more women to their boards and if they don’t do so voluntarily, new legislation should be enacted that forces them to. 1,301 more words

Politics

Comfort in the Opposition

Like a sheep in wolf’s clothing I stand by idly as you hunt my brethren. Unable to howl my protests in a voice that will carry to your ears. 529 more words

Existential Crisis