Tag Archives: Civil Rights Laws

The New Republic: Opinion- Clint Smith: Affirmative Action As Reparations

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The main reason why I oppose affirmative action at least in the sense of reward any American or Americans based on race, ethnicity, or gender, is because I have this old … Continue reading

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National Review: Opinion: John Fund: “Setting the Record Straight on Jim Crow”: Give Me a Break!

John Fund National Review: Opinion: John Fund: Setting the Record Straight on Civil Rights This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What John Fund doesn’t seem to understand or perhaps is ignoring, which is possible because … Continue reading

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Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: John Fund’s Distorted History of the Democratic Party: How the Civil Rights Laws Changed the Democratic Party & GOP

Slate: Opinion: Jamelle Bouie: John Fund’s Distorted History of the Democratic Party This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger What right-wingers of today and John Fund of the Wall Street Journal and National Review is one … Continue reading

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Black and Right: Video: Malcolm X: Democrats Are Chumps

. This post was originally posted at FRS FreeState on WordPress The reason why there were so many Democratic members of Congress in the 1960s was because of the Dixiecrats the Southern Caucus in Congress who were famous for blocking … Continue reading

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Liberty Pen: Video: Walter E. Williams and Ron Walters Debate Affirmative Action in 1988

Liberty Pen: Video: Walter E. Williams and Ron Walters Debate Affirmative Action in 1988 The problem with affirmative action in a country that’s supposed to be a liberal democracy like America, that claims to be color-blind and that all people … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Room For Debate: Can Diversity Survive Without Affirmative Action?

The New York Times: Room For Debate: Can Diversity Survive Without Affirmative Action? You only achieve a colorblind, or racial-blind, which is what this is really about, or ethnic-blind, or gender-blind society, if you actually practice those things. And simply … Continue reading

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Thom Hartmann: Video: Caller: The Civil Rights Act Was Passed by Republicans: The GOP Legacy on Civil Rights

. This post was originally posted at FreeStatePlus on WordPress Up until the last fifteen years or so the Republican Party had a long proud history on Civil Rights. Thanks to moderate and progressive Republicans like Nelson Rockefeller and classical … Continue reading

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