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  • California has public ‘shame list’ of rebellious companies not reporting diversity

    04/13/2022 7:46:24 AM PDT · by Republicans 2016 2020 · 25 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 13, 2022 | Tori Richards
    Some of the nation’s most famous corporations, including Lions Gate Entertainment and Live Nation, have not reported compliance with a California law that required boards of directors to meet a diversity quota. The law has just been declared unconstitutional by a Los Angeles judge, and yet a “shame list” remains online for the public to scrutinize which corporations have the most ethnic minorities on their boards.
  • Quotas Are Unconstitutional, Whether They Harm White People or Minority Groups

    04/06/2022 7:43:03 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 6, 2022 | Betsy McCaughey
    At work, white people are being told to check their privilege at the door. But a court ruling on Friday indicates there's still hope for fair treatment in the corporate world, even if you're not a racial minority. On April 1, a California court struck down a state law mandating that corporate boards seats be reserved for people of minority groups. The court said quotas violated the state's constitutional guarantee that everyone is treated equally under the law. Equal protection isn't just for minority races. It's everyone's right. Justice Thurgood Marshall, the first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court,...
  • Biden says NFL hiring more black head coaches a question of ‘generic decency’

    02/13/2022 2:57:53 PM PST · by karpov · 67 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 13, 2022 | Ben Kesslen
    The NFL’s dismal number of black head coaches shows a lack of “generic decency” from a league that hasn’t kept its promises, President Biden said in an interview airing Super Bowl Sunday. “They haven’t lived up to what they committed to and lived up to being open about hiring more minorities to run teams,” Biden told NBC News, referencing the football league’s purported commitments to diversifying leadership. “The whole idea that a league that is made up of so many athletes of color as well as so diverse, that there’s not enough African American qualified coaches to manage these NFL...
  • Am I being instructed to do something illegal? (DEI hiring practices)

    01/23/2022 9:58:54 AM PST · by karpov · 36 replies
    Hacker News (affiliated with YCombinator) ^ | January 23, 2022 | anonymous
    I work in an engineering department at a tech company in the USA. I've worked on many hiring projects over the years but the latest project is different to the others. In the spreadsheet that lists all the open positions, there's a new column next to open positions with DEI comments. It has a line like this: Senior Software Engineer (must be female) If I follow this spreadsheet and exclude male applicants, then would I break any laws? Or if not laws, then would I violate other regulations or ethical standards in the industry? I ask because my understanding of...
  • ‘A Stunningly Corrupt Enterprise’: Jordan Peterson Blasts Academia, Resigns As Tenured Professor At University of Toronto

    01/20/2022 7:38:05 AM PST · by DeweyCA · 7 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | 1-19-22 | Ben Zeisloft
    Canadian psychologist and bestselling author Jordan Peterson announced that he is no longer a tenured professor at the University of Toronto. In an article for The National Post, Peterson — who recently sat down with Daily Wire editor emeritus Ben Shapiro in the inaugural episode of “The Search” — pointed to the school’s obsession with “Diversity, Inclusivity and Equity,” which he abbreviated simply as “DIE.” “I had envisioned teaching and researching at the U of T, full time, until they had to haul my skeleton out of my office. I loved my job. And my students, undergraduates and graduates alike,...
  • Judge Rules for UNC in Admissions Case (over racial preferences)

    12/13/2021 8:53:52 AM PST · by karpov · 7 replies
    James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal ^ | December 13, 2021 | George Leef
    In 2014, Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) filed suit against the University of North Carolina. Its complaint argued that the university had engaged in intentional discrimination on the basis of race and ethnicity to the detriment of SFFA members. The suit followed in a line of cases challenging the admissions policies of universities, where students from certain groups were given preferences over students who were not in those groups. In a pair of 2003 cases involving the University of Michigan, the Supreme Court ruled that universities were in violation of the law if they used a rigid quota system (Gratz...
  • Judge rules UNC non-admittance of white and Asian students, race-based admissions not discriminatory

    10/30/2021 6:28:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    NextShark ^ | 10/30/2021 | Ryan General
    A federal judge endorsed the University of North Carolina’s (UNC) use of race as a factor in screening applicants after ruling that the university did not discriminate against white and Asian American applicants.No discrimination: Judge Loretta Biggs ruled on Monday that the UNC’s undergraduate admissions process had not been discriminatory toward specific race groups, reported CNN.The group Students for Fair Admissions alleged in its 2014 lawsuit that UNC deliberately discriminated against certain members by including race in its admissions process.According to the suit, UNC allegedly used “racial preferences in undergraduate admissions where there are available race-neutral alternatives capable of achieving...
  • Federal judge rules University of North Carolina can continue race-based admissions

    10/19/2021 3:41:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10/18/21 | Michael Lee
    A federal judge ruled that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can continue to use race-based admission practices, saying the school's policy did not discriminate against white and Asian American applicants. "Seventy years after the first Black students were admitted to U.N.C., the minority students at the university still report being confronted with racial epithets, as well as feeling isolated, ostracized, stereotyped and viewed as tokens," wrote U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs in a 161-page ruling Monday. "As a whole, underrepresented minorities are admitted at lower rates than their white and Asian American counterparts." The lawsuit brought by...
  • New FBI Initiative Will Put "Hate Crime" Quotas On Local Law Enforcement

    08/01/2021 4:07:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 94 replies
    National Justice ^ | 07/29/21 | Eric Striker
    The Department of Justice and the FBI have a message for local police departments: start charging more white people with hate crimes or invite an investigation.Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta told an assembly of FBI agents yesterday that they are now tasked with hounding police departments in their district if they do not register any "hate crimes."Gupta and FBI Deputy Assistant Director of the Criminal Investigative Division Jay Greenberg have declared "hate crimes" by "racially motivated violent extremists" (a euphemism generally reserved for right-wing white men) to be a national threat priority -- a rare designation.According to Greenberg, the FBI...
  • What is Fauci Hiding? [Weekly Update]

    07/24/2021 8:23:31 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | July 23, 2021 | Tom Fitton
    Biden Administration Redacts Fauci and WHO Emails on COVID-19 Judicial Watch Defends Teacher Fired for Facebook Posts Criticizing Violence after Criticizing BLM Riots Judicial Watch to Court: Gender Quota for Corporate Boards Violates California’s Constitution Biden Administration Redacts Fauci and WHO Emails on COVID-19 Why does the federal government not want the public to know what Dr. Anthony Fauci or the World Health Organization were communicating about COVID-19? In May 2020 we sued the Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of the Daily Caller News Foundation (DCNF) for emails about COVID-19, China, and WHO. The last response...
  • Biden’s overtly anti-white COVID rescue plan won’t survive in court

    05/26/2021 7:21:45 AM PDT · by karpov · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 25, 2021 | Betsy McCaughey
    Team Biden is poised to hand out billions of dollars to what it misleadingly labels “socially disadvantaged” farmers, restaurateurs and other business owners hurt by the lockdowns. The money will start flowing to them in early June — provided they don’t have white skin. Biden’s American Rescue Plan defines “socially disadvantaged” based on skin color and ancestry, not the hardships faced by an individual. Blacks, American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Hispanics and Pacific Islanders are included. One group is excluded: whites. Fortunately, the new law’s anti-white provisions are facing a challenge in court, and the challengers are likely to win. The...
  • A Broad and Devastating Offensive Against Racial Preferences

    05/26/2021 7:16:29 AM PDT · by karpov · 4 replies
    Last year, advocates of racial preferences in California, where they’d been banned since 1996, attempted to change the law so that state colleges and universities could again give admission advantages to certain groups. Despite outspending opponents by about 15-1 and with backing from big business, labor, and other organizations, the effort at repealing racial neutrality failed by 57-43 percent. That result underscores a point that opinion polls have shown for decades—that Americans on the whole oppose racial favoritism. The California result suggests that the case for preferences is on thin ice. A new book is going to help further melt...
  • University of California Will No Longer Consider SAT and ACT Scores

    05/15/2021 4:50:04 PM PDT · by karpov · 51 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 15, 2021 | Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio
    The University of California will not take SAT and ACT scores into account in admissions or scholarship decisions for its system of 10 schools, which include some of the nation’s most sought-after campuses, in accordance with a settlement in a lawsuit brought by students. The settlement announced on Friday signals the end of a lengthy legal debate over whether the University of California system should use the standardized tests, which students of color and those with disabilities have said put them at a disadvantage. Opponents of the tests called the settlement “historic,” and said that it would broaden access to...
  • The Left’s New Constitution: A raft of new legislation seeks to enshrine racial preferences into American society.

    03/16/2021 6:28:05 AM PDT · by karpov · 8 replies
    City Journal ^ | March 15, 2021 | Mike Gonzalez
    The recently enacted Covid-19 relief law and other bills wending their way through Congress openly favor members of certain races or ethnic categories. It’s hard to see how any of this legislation—all part of the Biden-Harris administration’s new focus on racial “equity” at the expense of equality—passes constitutional muster. That doesn’t mean that the courts will strike them down. We have today a new, unwritten constitution—a hodgepodge of executive orders, court decisions, legislation, and conventions. Of course, we already have a written Constitution, drafted in 1787 and amended since. The cognitive dissonance of living under these two constitutional regimes is...
  • The real reason that Georgetown Law fired adjunct professor Sandra Sellers is because she told the truth about affirmative action

    03/11/2021 3:40:24 PM PST · by grundle · 28 replies
    wordpress ^ | March 11, 2021 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    The real reason that Georgetown Law fired adjunct professor Sandra Sellers is because she told the truth about affirmative actionBy Daniel Alman (aka Dan from Squirrel Hill)March 11, 2021The New York Post just wrote:Georgetown Law professor caught complaining about black students on Zoom: videoA white Georgetown Law professor was fired Thursday after getting caught on video belittling black students during a Zoom call with a colleague, saying they “usually” perform “just plain at the bottom” of her classes.Georgetown Law Dean Bill Treanor said he was “appalled” by the conversation between now-terminated adjunct professor Sandra Sellers and another faculty member, David Batson,...
  • Progressives Put the Racial ‘Equity’ Squeeze on Biden

    02/03/2021 2:39:19 AM PST · by karpov · 4 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 2, 2021 | Jason L. Riley
    President Biden likes to talk about “healing” and “unity,” but he also keeps pledging to prioritize the supposed interests of certain favored minority groups. When is he going to realize that his goals of racial unification and racial favoritism are at cross-purposes? Last week Mr. Biden signed an executive order on “racial equity.” He said that George Floyd’s death last summer “marked a turning point in this country’s attitude toward racial justice” and is “forcing us to confront systemic racism and white supremacy.” He added that “this nation and this government need to change their whole approach to the issue...
  • Biden’s ‘racial justice’ agenda: Judge everyone by the color of their skin

    01/30/2021 3:49:23 AM PST · by karpov · 30 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 29, 2021 | Michael Barone
    On Tuesday, six days into Joe Biden’s administration, it became clear why Susan Rice, hitherto a foreign-policy specialist, was named director of the Domestic Policy Council. Rice — unconfirmable for a Cabinet post after her unembarrassed Sunday-show lying about the Benghazi terrorist attack — ventured into the White House press room to preview Biden’s “equity” initiative. With one possible exception, the specific policies announced were less important than the word ­“equity,” invoked 19 times by Rice and nine by Biden. Ending federal private prison contracts and combating “xenophobia” against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are small potatoes as federal policies....
  • Biggest U.S. Banks Embrace ‘Rooney Rule’ Policies in Diversity Hiring Push

    01/27/2021 1:52:36 PM PST · by karpov · 40 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 26, 2021 | Ben Eisen
    Five of the largest U.S. banks publicly committed to mandating a diverse slate of applicants when hiring employees, part of a push to diversify an industry whose top ranks remain largely white and male. JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America Corp., Citigroup Inc., Wells Fargo and U.S. Bancorp all said they would either adjust policies for considering job candidates or disclose the ones they already have in place. Their policies mirror the so-called Rooney Rule, which started in the National Football League as a way of making sure people of color are considered for coaching jobs. In recent years, the rule...
  • Nation’s No. 1 High School Poised To Pick Students Based On Race, Not Achievement

    12/17/2020 9:02:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 76 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 17, 2020 | Asra Q. Nomani and Norma Margulies
    The Jefferson fiasco underscores how activist school leaders and alumni, from California to Massachusetts, are conspiring to recklessly overhaul school policies, education standards, and curriculum this year.FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – After a crusade by educational arsonists targeting the nation’s No. 1 high school, America’s meritocracy is about to go up in flames. The Fairfax County School Board is set to vote Thursday night to gut the race-blind, merit-based admissions testing process at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. T.J. is a state-chartered magnet school legislated to serve academically gifted and advanced students. The school board plans to replace...
  • Oregon’s Segregated Covid Relief Fund Is Blatantly Unconstitutional

    12/05/2020 4:57:42 AM PST · by karpov · 14 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | December 4, 2020 | James Huffman
    The state of Oregon, hoping to strike a blow against both the pandemic and “systemic racism,” has established a Covid relief fund exclusively for blacks and black-owned businesses. The Oregon Cares Fund website accurately describes the program as “unprecedented.” It is also surely unconstitutional. In July the Oregon Legislature Emergency Board allotted $200 million to assist small businesses suffering losses because of the pandemic and government-ordered shutdowns. Of the total, $62 million was set aside for the Oregon Cares Fund, whose website describes it as “a Fund for Black people, Black-owned businesses, and Black community based organizations.” Black families are...