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  • Farmer Can Return To Farmer’s Market, Court Says City Discriminated Based On Marriage Views

    09/18/2017 1:06:09 PM PDT · by Twotone · 36 replies
    Arizona Daily Independent ^ | September 17, 2017 | Staff
    A federal court issued an order Friday that requires the city of East Lansing to allow a farmer to return to its 2017 farmer’s market after city officials developed a rule for the purpose of keeping him out because of his marriage views. The city ousted Steve Tennes and Country Mill Farms after reading a post on his Facebook page that expressed his religious belief in marriage as the union between one man and one woman. “Just like all Americans, a farmer should be free to live and speak according to his deeply held religious beliefs without fear of government...
  • ESPN Employee: ‘I Pretend I’m A Democrat So I Can Keep My Job Here'

    09/16/2017 12:19:01 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 21 replies
    Hotair.com ^ | 9-16-17 | Matt Vespa
    It was another bad week for ESPN. Controversy erupted when host Jemele Harris tweeted that President Donald Trump was a white supremacist. The network said that this issue had been addressed, and that she readied her actions were inappropriate. Oh, and those tweets don’t reflect the position of ESPN—classic public elations move here. They also didn’t fire her. That’s fine. Frankly, I don’t think what Hill did was an offense that warranted termination. It was worthy of a reprimand and a social media torching. It was a stupid remark. We all know that. Jemele Hill ✔ @jemelehill Replying to @DonnyParlock...
  • Cop claims in lawsuit he wasn't promoted because he's white

    09/15/2017 9:26:31 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 14 replies
    NJ.com ^ | 09/14/2017 | By Alex Napoliello,
    ASBURY PARK -- The city's former acting police chief, Anthony Salerno Jr., filed a lawsuit last month against the city and its officials, claiming his promotion to full chief was hindered because he is white. Salerno's lawsuit, filed in Monmouth County Superior Court on Aug. 30 and obtained by the Asbury Park Press, is the second racial discrimination lawsuit filed against the city in nearly three months. Sgt. Marshawn Love claims he was demoted by Salerno because he is black. But in Salerno's case, he claims Mayor John Moor, who is white, Councilman Jesse Kendle and Councilwoman Yvonne Clayton, who...
  • Lawsuit: Florida teacher bonus program discriminates

    09/15/2017 6:35:27 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 28 replies
    A.P. ^ | September 14, 2017
    A oup of teachers and Florida's teacher union are going to court to stop the state's "Best and Brightest" teacher bonus program. The Florida Education Association and seven teachers filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday against the Florida Department of Education and the state's school districts. The lawsuit alleges that the bonus program discriminates against older teachers, as well as black and Hispanic teachers.
  • Racial Lies and Racism

    08/30/2017 7:41:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 30, 2017 | Walter E. Williams
    Earlier this month, The New York Times ran an article titled "U.S. Rights Unit Shifts to Study Antiwhite Bias" on its front page. The article says that President Donald Trump's Justice Department's civil rights division is going to investigate and sue universities whose affirmative action admissions policies discriminate against white applicants. This is an out-and-out lie. The truth is that the U.S. departments of Justice and Education plan to investigate racial bias in admissions at Harvard and other elite institutions where Asian-Americans are held to far higher standards than other applicants. This type of practice was used during the first...
  • Affirmative Action Has Failed. It Never Had a Chance to Succeed

    08/25/2017 9:48:33 AM PDT · by DeweyCA · 72 replies
    National Review online ^ | 8-24-17 | David French
    This morning the New York Times published an extraordinary, data-rich article examining the outcome of diversity efforts at colleges from coast to coast. The results, quite frankly, are sobering. After decades of affirmative action, billions of dollars invested in finding, mentoring, and recruiting minority students, and extraordinary levels of effort and experimentation, black and Hispanic students are “more underrepresented at the nation’s top colleges and universities than they were 35 years ago”. White and Asian students, on the other hand, remain overrepresented as a percentage of the population, with Asian students most overrepresented of all. (Skip) No one should argue...
  • Can we clean house and eliminate all symbols of racism? [Vanity]

    08/16/2017 10:43:12 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 42 replies
    Vanity ^ | August 16, 2017 | Me
    Shall we get on the bandwagon and help remove symbols of racism, bias, and bigotry. The flag and people of the Civil War are being devoured right in front of us. What about other things? Like, for example, race and gender based groups? Maybe we should ask the question, if I cannot substitute White, or Male, then maybe there is a problem with the group?
  • University of San Francisco to host blacks-only student orientation

    08/15/2017 10:07:33 AM PDT · by rktman · 45 replies
    collegefix.com ^ | 8/15/2017 | Michelle Fortunato
    The University of San Francisco this week is scheduled to host a segregated orientation dedicated to black students, a program that takes place in addition to its standard welcoming activities for all students. The Black Student Orientation is slated for Aug. 18, the day prior to the university’s New Student Orientation. The day-long event–billed as having been “designed by Black students, faculty, and staff to welcome new Black students to the USF Black Experience”–will “address the specific and particular needs of African American/Black students at USF,” according to the school’s website.
  • Google hiring based on race or gender: Fired engineer

    08/15/2017 7:23:10 AM PDT · by HLPhat · 33 replies
    business-standard ^ | 15 Aug 2017 | IANS | San Francisco
    In a fresh onslaught on its former employer, James Damore, the engineer who was fired by Google over a memo criticising the company's diversity efforts, has said that the tech giant is discriminating in its hiring practices.
  • Black Journos Turn Backs on ‘Offensive’ Omarosa

    08/13/2017 5:50:38 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/12/2017 | Tony Lee
    Some attendees at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference in New Orleans on Friday turned their backs on White House adviser Omarosa Manigault after she repeatedly did not take the bait to answer loaded questions about her personal conversations with President Donald Trump and involvement his administration. The black journalists turned their backs on Manigault even though she said she disagreed with Trump’s joke about how he did not want police to be “too nice” by putting their hands on top of the heads of “thugs” while throwing them “into the back of a paddy wagon.” Trump’s joke...
  • The Shameful Blackout of Thomas, Sowell and Williams

    08/10/2017 6:41:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 10, 2017 | Larry Elder
    Clarence Thomas, one of nine members of the Supreme Court and the second black to ever join the Court, is not in the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Asked to explain Thomas' absence, the chief spokeswoman for the Smithsonian said, "The museum's exhibitions are based on themes, not individuals." Yet the museum plans to add a popular local D.C. television news broadcaster. The museum's founding director, Lonnie Bunch, said the broadcaster "symbolized that it was really important that America was changing and his presence was a symbol of that change." And Thomas, raised in...
  • Dr. Paul Church now expelled from four Boston area hospitals – over comments

    08/09/2017 5:49:19 AM PDT · by fwdude · 66 replies
    MassResistance ^ | August 7, 2017 | MassResistance Staff
    The horrific treatment of Dr. Paul Church has become a nightmare – affecting him, of course, but ultimately all of us as well. Because he told the medical truth and refused to bow to political correctness on this critical public health issue, he has now been banned from four prominent Boston area hospitals and a urology clinic. This is the frightening state of today’s medical profession. Dr. Church is a urologist who was on the staff of several major Boston area hospitals and clinics for nearly 30 years. He was on the faculty of Harvard Medical School. He has done...
  • Why Men Are the New College Minority

    08/09/2017 8:10:41 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 72 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | August 9, 2017 | Jon Marcus
    Jessica Smith raised an arm and pointed across the lobby of the university student center like an ornithologist who had just spied a rare breed in the underbrush. “There’s one,” she said. It was, in fact, an unusual bird that Smith had spotted, especially on this campus: masculum collegium discipulus. A male college student.
  • Airbnb cancels far-right accounts before Virginia rally

    08/08/2017 4:34:51 PM PDT · by RBW in PA · 28 replies
    MWC News ^ | August 8, 2017 | Agencies
    Airbnb is cancelling accounts of far-right activists who appear to have booked reservations in the US state of Virginia before a rally that neo-Nazis and white supremacists are expected to attend. The march, which is set to take place in Charlottesville on Saturday, has been dubbed "Unite the Right" by organisers and was called to support a local statue of Robert E Lee, the Confederacy's foremost military leader during the US Civil War. Among those slated to speak are far-right figures such as Jason Kessler - who claims to be an organiser of the march - and Richard Spencer, a...
  • AAUP Dislikes Investigation of Academic Discrimination

    08/08/2017 10:59:41 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 9 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 8, 2017 | Malcolm A. Kline
    Guess who doesn't like the Trump Administration's attempt to investigate whether colleges and universities practice racial discrimination in their affirmative action programs? “The Department of Justice has as yet declined to provide details about the new effort,” Hank Reichman of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) averred. "While we hope that any prosecutions will be consistent with current Supreme Court precedents upholding the constitutionality of race-conscious admissions programs, the AAUP will join with other organizations and individuals in higher education to vigorously defend the value of diversity and the rights of faculty and institutions to determine for themselves appropriate...
  • Lena Dunham and Google Demonstrate Why Our Free Speech Culture Is Slipping Away

    08/08/2017 7:02:00 AM PDT · by Mafe · 24 replies
    National Review ^ | August 8, 2017 | David French
    When I talk about free speech, I often ask the audience two questions. First, did you know that the Supreme Court has been steadily expanding free-speech rights? Second, do you feel freer to speak now than you did five years ago? The answers are always the same — some variation of “no” and “heck, no.” The first assertion is undoubtedly true. Federal courts have consistently protected free speech from government interference and have been relentless in shutting down viewpoint discrimination. When government officials target speech because of a speaker’s views, they lose time and again. At the same time, millions...
  • Bakers refused to make pro-Trump birthday cake for 9-year-old boy: Report

    08/07/2017 5:36:32 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 65 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 7, 2017 | Bradford Richardson
    A boy whose letter to President Trump made national headlines last month reportedly wanted a pro-Trump cake for his birthday party, but his mother was unable to find a baker willing to fulfill the order. At the July 26 White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a letter from a boy named Dylan who said Mr. Trump was his favorite president. When she later released the letter publicly, the boy’s last name was blacked out. The only identifying clue was that everyone called him “Pickle.” The media scrambled to verify the letter’s authenticity, and the next day,...
  • Maxine Waters Won’t Rule Out All-Black Party

    08/07/2017 2:20:19 PM PDT · by detective · 92 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08/07/2017 | Amber Athey
    California Democratic Representative Maxine Waters wouldn’t rule out the concept of an all-black political party when asked about it on Monday.
  • 'BY WOMEN, FOR WOMEN' Vegan cafe charges male customers 18 percent ‘man tax’ and seats women first

    08/06/2017 11:00:07 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 102 replies
    The Sun ^ | August 5, 2017 | Patrick Knox
    Feminist vegan hopes the move will provoke people into discussing unfair treatment of women A CAFE is making waves after it began charging blokes more money in a bid to close the gender pay gap. The feminist vegan owner of Handsome Her eatery in Melbourne, Australia, is making them pay an 18 per cent “man tax” as well as giving women priority over seating. Owner Alex O’Brien told Broadsheet website: “I do want people to think about it, because we’ve had this (pay discrepancy) for decades and decades and we’re bringing it to the forefront of people’s minds. “I like...
  • The majority of Harvard’s incoming class is nonwhite

    08/03/2017 1:15:55 PM PDT · by BBell · 47 replies
    https://www.bostonglobe.com ^ | 8/3/17 | Deirdre Fernandes
    For the first time in Harvard University’s history, the majority of students accepted into the incoming freshman class are not white, a milestone for an institution that prides itself on educating future presidents, CEOs, and world leaders. But Harvard’s push to broaden the diversity of its student ranks comes as the Trump administration intensifies its focus on affirmative action policies and suggests it will investigate how colleges shape the racial makeup of their campuses. The US Justice Department is preparing to redirect resources from its civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to...