Supreme Court Ruling Upholds State Ban on Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court expressed its stance on affirmative action Tuesday, ruling that the decision to consider race in college admissions rests solely in the hands of state legislatures. Following Michigan’s statewide, voter-approved ban on affirmative action in 2006, the 6-2 decision upheld the states’ right to eliminate racial preferences from the college application process. Speaking on behalf of the court …

Opinion: Affirmative Action Bake Sale

UCLA- This Friday, October 25 the Bruin Republicans and Young Americans for Liberty (BR/YAL) are holding a counter-protest Affirmative Action Bake Sale, in which prices are altered based on race. Their Facebook event states that baked goods will be priced as follows: White Male: $3.00 White Female: $2.00 Asian/Pacific Islander: $2.00 African American: $1.00 Hispanic/Latino: $1.00 Native American: Free BR/YAL are …

Black L.A. Leaders Meet in Support of Affirmative Action

Black Los Angeles leaders came out in a show of solidarity yesterday morning at the Los Angeles Sentinel headquarters in an effort to persuade the Supreme Court to “do the right thing” in regards to Affirmative Action. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments yesterday that could potentially overturn Michigan’s 2006 state voted Proposal 2—the sister initiative to California’s Proposition 209—which …

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court Will Make a Decision on Affirmative Action

“This decision is more significant than the Emancipation Proclamation” Proposition 209 is a cruel and unusual punishment for the descendants of slaves. Historically, Black Americans have been deprived of humane treatment. Our government under the Three-Fifths Compromise has considered Blacks less than human. As a result, Blacks were forced into 300 years of abject unpaid servitude, were seen as livestock …