This November, voters in Oklahoma will consider a ballot measure banning affirmative action in public-sector hiring. And in October, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas case – centered on the use of affirmative action in public-university admissions. As the second installment in our One Minute Debate series for election 2012, three writers give their brief take on whether the United States still needs affirmative action.
After reports of racial incidents in Gillette, Wyo., the president of the Casper NAACP reached out to KKK leaders for a meeting. It happened last Saturday, with plenty of security.
Fifty years after King's March on Washington, young civil rights activists push dreams of their own.
Ron Paul, in a posting on the website of a libertarian activist, accused US law enforcement of 'a military-style occupation of an American city' in its response to the Boston bombing.
James Lohr and Thomas Guolee, said to be part of the 211 Crew, have been identified as persons of interest in the March 19 slaying of Colorado prison chief Tom Clements.