Northern Civil Rights and Republican Affirmative Action
One focus of the 1960s struggle for civil rights in the North were the construction industries of Philadelphia, New York and Cleveland.
The Case for Race-Conscious Affirmative Action
Minority students in racially isolated schools have drastically less access to critical educational resources.
Ronald Reagan and the Rewriting of Martin Luther King’s Legacy
Ronald Reagan invoked Dr. King's legacy to fit with his larger political and rhetorical aims.
Affirmative-Action for White Protestants
A different side to affirmative-action: How legacy admissions maintained white Protestant student enrollment at elite universities.
The Case for Abigail Fisher: A History of Affirmative-Action Cases
Three affirmative-action cases set precedent for the Supreme Court as they make a decision on Fisher vs. University of Texas.