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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Affirmative Action In College Admissions

AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the practice of considering race in college admissions, rejecting a white woman's challenge to a University of Texas affirmative action program designed to boost the enrollment of minority students.

Judge Clears Way For University Of Texas To Remove Jefferson Davis...

AFRICANGLOBE - A Texas judge Thursday denied a request for a temporary restraining order to prevent the University of Texas (UT) at Austin from removing a statue of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis from its campus.

Black Students At University Of Texas Attacked By Epidemic Of ‘Bleach...

AFRICANGLOBE - On Wednesday, University of Texas student Bryan Davis, who is African American, was struck by a bleach-filled balloon (bleach bombs) while he was walking to visit a friend in a neighborhood populated by UT students.

On Race, Supreme Court Is Out of Touch

AFRICANGLOBE - In its decision last Monday on affirmative action, the Supreme Court punted. It reviewed the University of Texas affirmative action program — in which race is admittedly “a factor of a factor of a factor” in admission

Black Students Failing Because They are Raised by Single Mothers?

AFRICANGLOBE - A professor at the University of Texas has sparked outrage by claiming Black students are failing academically because they have been raised...

Black Students at University of Texas Targeted by Bleach-Filled Balloons

Black students at the University of Texas have filed reports with campus police saying they have been targeted by people dropping bleach-filled balloons at...

U.S. Supreme Court May Strike Down Affirmative Action

The Obama Administration on Monday urged the Supreme Court to uphold the use of race in the University of Texas’s college admissions process, saying...