10/3: ACRU Policy Board member and Professor of Economics Dr. Walter E. Williams examines whether race plays a role in disciplinary reactions in schools.
The issue for black parents is not whether their sons and daughters should be admitted to an elite college. The issue is whether their sons and daughters should be admitted to a college where they would not be admitted if they were white.
With the Democrats in the Senate stalling on the consideration and confirmation of 19 nominees to the district court level – thus creating a “judicial emergency – and esp. with the malicious attempts to derail the confirmation of Judge Leslie Southwick to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the American Civil Rights Union has sent a letter to each member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and other important Senate leaders. Here is that letter. (Document is in PDF format.)
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled on an affirmative action case involving a Seattle school district. The ACRU supports the challenge to the school district’s race-based student assignment plan. In Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, the school district argued its decision to use race is entitled to deference, a presumption of correctness before the law.
ACRU Senior Fellow and constitutional law expert Horace Cooper said that, “The Supreme Court today barred school assignment plans that take account of students’ race. It is a shame that more than 50 years after Brown v. Board of Education was decided by […]