Affirmative Action News
Sophia Nelson: 'There's something wrong with this party'
Amna Nawaz sits down with Nelson, a conservative African-American attorney who spent years working in the Republican Party before turning her back on it.
The Note: Trump: Give me your English-speaking huddled masses
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Happier on the trail? President Trump holds a “Make America Great Again” rally in West Virginia tonight. He signed it, but boy did he slam it. Trump OK’ed a bill imposing tighter sanctions on Russia , yet then issued two different statements to call the legislation “
Justice Department denies 'personnel posting' reflects new policy on affirmative action
The Justice Department (DOJ ) is refuting a report that it is working on a new directive to pursue inquiries and lawsuits against colleges they determine have engaged in discrimination "against white applicants,” saying today that they are in fact seeking volunteers to investigate an administrative
Is affirmative action discriminatory?
"The View" co-hosts discuss the Trump administration's reported move to have the Justice Department investigate whether schools' affirmative action admission policies are discriminatory.
US presidents and affirmative action
The past four decades have found commanders in chief weighing in on the policy.
Trump administration to take on affirmative action : report
The Justice Department is working on a plan to investigate and possibly sue universities for admission policies found to discriminate against white applications, according to The New York Times.
The Note: Congress declaring independence from Trump
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY A new, new story: White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said President Trump weighed in "like any father would" on his son's misleading statement about the meeting he had with a Russian lawyer. But she also asserted that the statement was "true" and that the
Book excerpt: Jason Riley's 'False Black Power'
Reprinted with permission from “False Black Power” by Jason L. Riley (Templeton Press), 2017. A few days after Trump’s surprise victory over Hillary Clinton , I walked around New York City’s Harlem neighborhood and got reactions from a couple dozen black residents. Postelection street
What happens if another Supreme Court justice retires?
The final day of the Supreme Court’s term came and went with no retirement announcement. However, any forthcoming court departure would allow President Donald Trump to make his second court appointment to the nation’s highest court. To help break down what might come next and the potential
Feb. 18, 1982: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy sworn-in
For the first time since last June the Supreme Court. Has the full complement of nine justices does the White House this afternoon. A judge Anthony Kennedy was sworn in to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant. By the retirement of justice Lewis Powell. As our law correspondent Tim O'Brien