Affirmative Action

A Black firefighter sues the New York City Fire Department. It has a history of diversity issues.

The Young Conservatives of Texas chapter at UT-Austin held an affirmative action bake sale that angered students and lead to a protest.

Abigail Fisher, the White woman who made a big fuss about the affirmative action program at the University of Texas, lost big at the Supreme Court on Thursday.

The plaintiff, Abigail Noel Fisher, charged the ruling was unfair and that she was a victim of racial discrimination.

In an op-ed for NewsOne, Benjamin L. Crump, president of the National Bar Association and prominent civil rights attorney, condemns Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia‘s remarks that some African-Americans are hurt by being admitted to top universities and might be better served at “slower-track” ones. The comments, which generated a firestorm of controversy, came last week during […]

We may be praising Indian-American actress Mindy Kaling for breaking barriers as a woman of color in Hollywood, but it’s her older and estranged brother’s…

BOSTON (AP) — Lawsuits filed Monday against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill argue that affirmative action policies should be…

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court panel ruled Tuesday that the University of Texas can continue using race as a factor in undergraduate…

Tuesday on “NewsOne Now,” guest host TJ Holmes addressed a recent ruling on affirmative action and panelists debated whether or not race-based preference policies should…