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March 14, 2012

Attorney General Holder: Preferences now, preferences tomorrow, preferences forever!

In 1963, nearly a decade after the Supreme Court’s ruling in Brown v. Board of Education declared racial segregation of school children to be unconstitutional, the newly elected governor of Alabama, George Wallace, gave a speech in favor of state sponsored discrimination. To this day, that speech is a symbol of the close minded, fearful, ...

March 06, 2012

Eric Holder sees no end to racial preferences

In Grutter v. Bollinger, Justice O’Connor famously quipped that in 25 years (from 2003) “the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary.”  Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States, disagrees: “The question is not when does it end, but when does it begin.”    The National Review Online has the ...