What You Don’t Know About Affirmative Action

Where would this country’s 14 million non-Hispanic black and Multi-racial African-Americans be without affirmative action?  14.6% of the U.S. population, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 87% of blacks age 25 and older had a high school diploma or equivalent. However, even after affirmative action, Blacks and Hispanics are more underrepresented at our top colleges […]

On Racism and Race Relations: Poll Results

  Today’s read from The New York Times series: “Race/Related” Chicago: Polls, Reality Lilli Carré Chicago is caught in a violent spiral. Homicides are up 52 percent over last year and most of the victims have been African-American, in neighborhoods already racked with poverty, poor housing and failing schools. The Times has been zeroing in on […]