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Study: Black and Hispanic Students Get Lower Return on Higher Ed Investment

By | May 29th, 2018|Education, Employment & Housing|

Black and Hispanic graduates would have received 1 million more bachelor’s degrees between 2013 and 2015 if the share of their credentials were at parity with their White peers, according to a recent analysis by Center for American Progress.

Black and Hispanic students largely completed associate degrees and certificates, which provide a smaller return on a

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Op-Ed: White people should be more afraid of other whites than they are of people of color

By | May 25th, 2018|Intergroup Relations|

President Trump would have us believe that white Americans are endangered by immigrant drug dealers and gangsters, and the liberal politicians who abet them with so-called sanctuary cities.

At a recent rally in Ohio, Trump used lurid language to claim

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Is Your University Racist?

By | May 25th, 2018|Education, Intergroup Relations|

Racism is often construed as individual acts motivated by racial prejudice. Thus, it is challenging to understand institutional racism. Institutions do not have feelings like people do, nor do they have the consciousness to think and make decisions based on racial prejudice. So how can we identify racism within higher education institutions, even

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‘We’re closed!’: Trump vents his anger over immigration at homeland security secretary

By | May 25th, 2018|Immigration|

President Trump began berating Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in the Oval Office earlier this spring, according to administration officials, griping about her performance and blaming her for a surge in illegal border crossings.

Chief of Staff John F. Kelly, who installed her in the job, jumped in to defend her.

The two men

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‘Astounding ignorance of the law’: Civil rights groups slam DeVos for saying schools can report undocumented students

By | May 23rd, 2018|Education, Immigration|

Civil rights groups slammed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for saying Tuesday that schools can decide whether to report undocumented students to immigration enforcement officials, saying her statements conflict with the law and could raise fears among immigrant students.

DeVos’s answers came during testimony before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. Rep. Adriano Espaillat

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Supreme Court Upholds Workplace Arbitration Contracts Barring Class Actions

By | May 21st, 2018|Employment & Housing|

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that companies can use arbitration clauses in employment contracts to prohibit workers from banding together to take legal action over workplace issues.

The vote was 5 to 4, with the court’s more conservative justices in the majority. The court’s

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Student Wants to ‘End Affirmative Action for Women’

By | May 21st, 2018|Education, Intergroup Relations|

The U.S. Education Department is investigating whether Yale University discriminates against men, stemming from an unusual complaint from a doctoral student completely unaffiliated with institution.

The Office for Civil Rights’ investigation into whether the university violated the federal gender discrimination law, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, began last month. Generally, the bulk of

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New ‘zero tolerance’ immigration crackdown fills border courts

By | May 18th, 2018|Immigration, Police & Community|

The crowded courtroom reeked of stale sweat, and 92 immigrants filled all five benches, leaving standing room only for visitors and court personnel.

“It’s packed in there,” said one of a dozen guards and deputy marshals stationed at the courtroom this week. “This

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‘Why Are Black People So Loud?’ One University Says It’s OK to Ask

By | May 18th, 2018|Education, Intergroup Relations|

Southern Methodist University is taking an unusually direct approach to combat racial stereotypes: It’s asking people on its campus to own up to them.

In an internal survey the university poses questions, many of which indulge racial stereotypes, about different ethnicities, and asks participants to indicate whether they would want the questions answered. Among the

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How Due Process Became a New Front in the Culture Wars

By | May 18th, 2018|Education, Intergroup Relations|

When it appeared online in April, the website of a group called College and University Sexual Assault Screener issued a lot of dire warnings. Young men going to college, it counseled, should beware of institutions with “limited due process protections” and “alarming miscarriages of justice.”

The site alerted parents to colleges that had what it called

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