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Supreme Court Continues Debate On Affirmative Action, Voting Rights Act

Has the nation lived down its history of racism and should the law become colorblind?

Addressing two pivotal legal issues, one on affirmative action and a second on voting rights, a divided Supreme Court is poised to answer those questions.

In one case, the issue is whether race preferences in university admissions undermine equal opportunity more

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  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

NYPD Chief Said ‘Stop And Frisk’ Was To ‘Instill Fear’ In Blacks, Latinos

During the ongoing “stop and frisk” trial in Manhattan’s federal court, a state senator said today that NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly implemented the program to “instill fear” in the minds of the city’s Black and Latino populations.

Current and former police officials have already offered testimony surrounding the policy but the testimony from State

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  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta