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Many Hispanics are reclassifying their race identity

Hispanics are changing their race identity in response to census questions.

In a working paper titled “America’s Changing Races: Race and Ethic Response Changes between Census 2000 and the 2010 Census,” the authors found that at 9.7 million Hispanics changed their racial and origin status….

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Cutting College Costs -- Ideas For Students

Affirmative action vs Racial preferences

“If you have always believed that everyone should play by the same rules and be judged by the same standards, that would have gotten you labeled a radical 50 years ago, a liberal 25 years ago, and a racist today.” 6 more words

Entertainment

Wisconsin Economics Professor Accuses UW-Madison Of Plan To Require Race-Based "Diversity Grading"

Lee Hansen, a professor emeritus of economics at UW-Madison, has caused a stir in academic with an article entitled “Madness in Madison” with the John William Hope Pope Center for Higher Education… 1,285 more words

Society

Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

Hey we could just assign diplomas and degrees by lottery and spare all the confusion!

How all that mess in the past got started

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States in a 6-2 vote struck down affirmative action in the state of Michigan by upholding a law the state had enacted in 2006 that bans the use of racial preference in state university admissions. 534 more words

Life And Society

Bitter Dems won't spoil this victory: Equality proponents Jennifer Gratz, Ward Connerly cheer SCOTUS decision

Earlier today, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of equality:

SCOTUS upholds Mich Civil Rights Initiative, passed by voters 58-42 in 2006, banning race prefs in college admissions…

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US Politics

Affirmative Action in US Universities

With the release of its judgement in Schuette v. BAMN, the US Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the cause of affirmative action in American universities. 218 more words

Social Issues

Was Love Ever Colour-Blind?

 A year after VARSITY‘s publication of the controversial Is love colour-blind?, how far have we come? Does race still define us in 2014? I certainly think so. 312 more words

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