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Adam Gaffney on Obamacare Costs; Astra Taylor on 'The People's Platform'A progressive physician talks about the limits of the Affordable Care Act, and author Astra Taylor discusses how the internet can inhibit democracy. Can White People Be Terrorists?Why won't media call Frazier Glenn Miller a terrorist? The decision is a political one. FAIR TV: April 11, 2014Right-wing pundits fudge the numbers on Obamacare, Media botch Israel-Palestine timeline and Bill O'Reilly finds Moses at the Supreme Court. Botching the Israel/Palestine TimelineThe story behind the breakdown of Israel-Palestine negotiations is easy to understand.

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nationalactioncouncilforminoritiesinengineering NACME has always provided scholarship money to underrepresented minority students through the nation’s universities. NACME manages its programs through leveraged partnerships with universities, encouraging those universities to increase the retention-to-graduation rates of all minority students. The universities benefit from participation in NACME’s annual workshop, were best practices are shared on college recruitment, retention, and graduation.

The Public Intellectual Within the last few decades, the emergence of public intellectuals as important cultural and social critics has raised fundamental questions not only about the social function of academics, but also about the connection between higher education and public life, between academic work and the major issues shaping the broader society. Truthout's Public Intellectual Project will provide progressive academics with an opportunity to address a number of important social issues in a language that is both rigorous and accessible. All too often, academics produce work that is either too abstract for a generally informed public, or they separate their scholarship from the myriad of issues and contemporary problems that shape everyday life in the United States and abroad. Articles by Henry A.

Eliminating affirmative action is re-segregating higher education. -- Interview with Graciela Elizabeth Geyer, USSA - In Moti Interview with Graciela Elizabeth Geyer U.S. Students Association "Eliminating Affirmative Action Is Re-segregating Higher Education" Washington, D.C. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) eliminate racisism in freeport Welcome to the website of the Illinois Department of Human Rights. I hope that you find it helpful. Collectively, our Agency has a very clear goal in mind—to make the Department a fairer, more responsive and more professional organization. And, most importantly, to treat all those who look to our agency for assistance with dignity and respect. We are working hard to achieve that goal every day.

Citizens for Tax Justice Diversity in Higher Education New Research on Faculty Attitudes On the Benefits of Diverse Learning Environments More than two-thirds of faculty members responding to a recent survey reported that students benefit from learning in a racially and ethnically diverse environment. In addition, more than 40 percent noted that diversity provides interactions important for developing critical thinking and leadership skills. These are the findings of a newly released study, "Does Diversity Make a Difference?," sponsored by the American Council on Education and the American Association of University Professors. This study was conducted in part to respond to the need for additional research on whether diversity represents a compelling interest in the context of anti-affirmative action lawsuits.

Consumer Watchdog The History of Affirmative Action Policies - In Motion Magazine The following history of affirmative action policies is re-published with the permission of Americans for Fair Chance and was updated as of August 7, 2003 by Shirley J. Wilcher, president, Wilcher Global LLC, and former executive director of Americans for a Fair Chance. used affirmative action for the first time by instructing federal contractors to take "affirmative action to ensure that applicants are treated equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin." Created the Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity. 1964. Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed into law.

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