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  • Affirmative action banned? It's not that simple.

    "Supreme Court rules against affirmative action." That is likely to be a common shorthand description of Tuesday's decision upholding the constitutionality of Michigan's ban on the use of racial preferences in admission to state universities. But it's...
  • U.S. top court upholds Michigan ban on college affirmative action

    U.S. top court upholds Michigan ban on college affirmative action
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday further undermined the use of racial preferences in higher education by upholding a voter-approved Michigan law that banned the practice in decisions on which students to admit to state...
  • Why don't the brave KKK members rally in Allentown?

    There was a startling news item this week from Fairview Township, northern York County, where a gallant "neighborhood watch" has come to the rescue of the residents of Ridge Road. I was startled because I once lived near Ridge Road in that township. I...
  • High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan

    High Court upholds affirmative action ban in Michigan
    The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday dealt a blow to affirmative action, upholding a voter-approved ban on racial preferences at Michigan's state-run universities in a decision that may spur similar initiatives elsewhere. On a 6-2 vote, the court rejected a...
  • On Michigan affirmative action case, Supreme Court makes the right call

    On Michigan affirmative action case, Supreme Court makes the right call
    The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action on Tuesday. The 6-2 decision, as The Times’ David Savage explains, “clears away constitutional challenges to the state bans on affirmative action, which began in California in...
  • UK's anti-EU party launches European election campaign amid racism row

    LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-EU party UKIP launched its campaign for next month's European elections on Tuesday and fended off accusations that its posters were racist and its anti-immigration rhetoric hypocritical. With polls showing the UK...
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan's ban on affirmative action

    DETROIT The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a ban on using race in admissions to Michigan's public universities. The court was divided on the case, which overturns a U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals decision. The opinion, written by Justice Anthony...
  • Supreme Court upholds Michigan ban on affirmative action

    WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on the use of racial affirmative action in its state universities Tuesday, ruling that voters are entitled to decide the issue. The 6-2 decision clears away constitutional challenges to...
  • Parents find racist Easter eggs

    Parents find racist Easter eggs
    It’s this sort of thing that makes the Easter Bunny hopping mad. Some parents in Henrico County are outraged after they found Easter eggs filled with racist notes on their lawns. Brandon and Jackie Smith were having an egg hunt with their 3-year-...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: The Valentine's Day massacre

    'Mad Men' recap: The Valentine's Day massacre
    “Mad Men” is almost always more successful when it approaches Important Social Issues obliquely rather than head-on. Last year’s “The Flood” was widely panned for its awkward and heavy-handed depiction of Martin Luther’...
  • Race and college admission: A volatile issue

    First, we should remember that Brooke Kimbrough is still in high school. She is, as the Beatles once sang, just 17. So even if she ruffled feathers this past week claiming she should have been admitted to the University of Michigan -- despite lower...