Texas Affirmative Action Plan Survives Supreme Court ReviewIn a major victory for affirmative action, a divided Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the University of Texas admissions program that takes account of race.
Maryland May Be Next State To Debate Affirmative ActionA controversial Supreme Court ruling could affect the way universities admit students. The justices upheld a ban in Michigan preventing public colleges from considering an applicant's race during the admissions process.
Opinion: Binders Full Of Women Is Only Tip Of Romney Anti-Women IcebergRomney is lucky that people grabbed on to the "binders full of women" comment because his comment about giving his female Chief of Staff flex time so she could go home and cook dinner was mostly over looked.
CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Debate Supreme Court NomineesWith four of nine U.S. Supreme Court justices in their 70s and the next president in the position of possibly shaping the future of affirmative action, gay rights, abortions, and more with appointments he might make should any openings occur, the question of what kind of nominee he might put forth was posed to President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney in the CBS Local President Forum.
Opinion: The Supreme Court Is Back In DC And Controversy Is Sure To FollowThe Supreme Court justices are back in Washington, D.C., and after the stunt Chief Justice John Roberts pulled three months ago with the Obamacare ruling, I would prefer it was Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, and Mary Wilson coming into town instead.
Maryland, 13 Other States Back Affirmative Action PolicyNew York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on behalf of 14 states is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold racial preferences in college admissions.
Opinion: Republicans Bring Back Politics Of Racial DivisionIn 2008 it seemed we had entered a new era of post-racial politics, but the dog whistle politics of the Grand Old Party has again raised its ugly head. In fact, since Obama's election the Tea Party Republicans efforts to race bait have only increased.