Tag:Affirmative Action

  • Voters would end racial preferences

    When supposedly neutral news media described Sen. Phil Berger’s proposal as a “ban on affirmative action,” they were either exhibiting their ignorance or willfully misleading their audiences.

  • Voters say no to discrimination

    When employers, governments, schools, and other institutions use race or ethnicity to decide who will be hired or served, that is discrimination. Depending on context, it is either flatly illegal or at least fraught with peril.

  • UNC Policy Draws Lawsuit

    Within North Carolina, the lawsuit against racial preferences at Chapel Hill got some initial publicity and then faded from the headlines. You can expect it to return.

  • The New Campus Discrimination

    Preferring men over women in college admissions would once have been considered unjust. Now, with affirmative-action extremism gone amok, it is considered progressive.

  • Campus “Bake Sale” Stirs Debate

    CHARLOTTE — A planned College Republican-sponsored “affirmative action bake sale” at UNC-Charlotte has raised the ire of at least one school official, who said the event is offensive to minorities. Members of the Republican group want to set up a booth Feb. 15 to offer baked goods with different prices…

  • Michigan Admissions Battle Not Over

    RALEIGH — A landmark loss in the U.S. Supreme Court has not disheartened opponents of racial preferences in higher education. In July, Ward Connerly and other prominent advocates for eliminating preferences met at the University of Michigan. There they announced their plans to get an amendment placed on the November…

  • Speaking of Diversity. . .

    If anyone thought there was a uniform, predictable position on affirmative action on the "Right," the reaction to this week's Supreme Court decision has squashed that notion.

  • No. 673: Affirmative Action: My Grading Policy

    Dear UNC-Wilmington Students: For years, my well-known opposition to “affirmative action” has been a source of great controversy across our campus, particularly among UNCW faculty. Many have assumed that my position on this topic has been a function of personal prejudice or “insensitivity” to the needs of various “disenfranchised” groups…

  • My New Affirmative-Action Grading Policy

    First published in Clarion Call, Weekly Higher Education Newsletter of the John Locke Foundation, this story is hitting the airwaves on Rush Limbaugh and tonight on the O'Reilly Factor.

  • My New Affirmative-Action Grading Policy

    Dear UNC-Wilmington Students: For years, my well-known opposition to affirmative action has been a source of great controversy across our campus, particularly among UNCW faculty. Many have assumed that my position on this topic has been a function of personal prejudice or "insensitivity" to the needs of various "disenfranchised" groups…