Michigan Appeals Court to hear overturn of ban on affirmative action this winter

Fight to regain affirmative action in Michigan is brewing For five years, Michigan’s Prop 2 has excluded thousands of qualified black, Latino/a and Native American students from Michigan’s premier public colleges and universities. The University of Michigan has seen a 36% decline in the number of underrepresented minorities in the undergraduate school of Literature, Science […]

BAMN (By any Means Necessary) wins affirmative action legal suit: fight moves to California

  The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today declared that Proposal 2 — Ward Connerly’s ban on affirmative action—is unconstitutional.  Affirmative action is again legal in admissions to Michigan’s public universities.  The two to one ruling came in a suit filed by the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant […]

Robert Bobb must resign! Detroit Schools

We Celebrate Our Huge Victory in Court, and Demand that Bobb Resign Now!  Submitted to the December 9th DFT General Membership Meeting  Whereas: 1.      In a huge victory this week for the people of Detroit, most especially our city’s students and teachers, Wayne County Circuit Court Judge Wendy Baxter issued a permanent injunction barring Robert […]

Daily Censored First: Grassroots Media Pushes Corporate Coverage

On August 14, I published “Chief Judge of 9th Circuit: ‘1984 is here,’ especially for poor”,  two days after a ruling of the 9th Circuit Court, which essentially legalized warrantless wiretaps on cars – even if it’s in a person’s driveway (Well, that is, unless that person lives in a gated community).  Chief Judge Alex […]