Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans – New York Times



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Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans
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Rowers along the Charles River passed the Harvard College campus in Cambridge, Mass., this year. A lawsuit accuses Harvard of discriminating against Asian-Americans in admissions. Credit Charles Krupa/Associated Press. By most standards, Austin Jia …
Justice Department calls for review of race-based college admissions, alarming civil rights groupsLos Angeles Times
Trump doesn’t care about affirmative action. So why restart the war?Washington Post
Can the Trump administration really block affirmative action in schools?CNN
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NAACP issues its first statewide travel advisory, for Missouri – CNN



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NAACP issues its first statewide travel advisory, for Missouri
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(CNN) The NAACP is sending a strong message to people of color traveling through Missouri: Go at your own risk. The organization is circulating a travel advisory after the state passed a law that Missouri’s NAACP conference says allows for legal …
NAACP Delegates Back Advisory Urging Caution in MissouriNBC Bay Area
NAACP issues first-ever travel advisory for a state — and it’s MissouriKansas City Star
Missouri’s “Jim Crow bill” leads NAACP to issue travel warningCBS News
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NAACP Delegates Back Advisory Urging Caution in Missouri – NBC New York



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NAACP Delegates Back Advisory Urging Caution in Missouri
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Did USA’s Michael Bradley deserve the Gold Ball award after his team’s win against Jamaica? Yes. No. No opinion. Next. Insights powered by CivicScience | Privacy Policy. How closely would you say that you follow trends and current events in electronics …
NAACP issues travel warning for MissouriThinkProgress
NAACP Issues First-Ever Travel Warning For Missouri In Wake Of Racist AttacksEssence.com
NAACP Issues Warning to People of Color and Women Traveling to MissouriComplex
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Gas explosion rocks Minnehaha Academy; killing 1, another unaccounted for, 1 critically injured – Minneapolis Star Tribune



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Gas explosion rocks Minnehaha Academy; killing 1, another unaccounted for, 1 critically injured
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One person was killed and one is unaccounted for in an explosion at the Minnehaha Academy upper school, officials said. Nine were injured, with one in critical condition. By Paul Walsh, Libor Jany and Miguel Otárola Star Tribune. August 2, 2017 — 5:58pm.
1 dead, 1 missing after explosion at Minneapolis school levels buildingCBS News
1 dead, 1 missing after gas explosion in collapse at Minnehaha Academy in MinneapolisTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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Davis says drugs legitimately found, arrests valid in two body-camera cases where drug planting is alleged – Baltimore Sun



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Davis says drugs legitimately found, arrests valid in two body-camera cases where drug planting is alleged
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Kevin Davis, Baltimore Police Commissioner, comments on the missing video footage from police body cameras. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun). Kevin RectorContact ReporterThe Baltimore Sun. Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said …
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Baltimore police officials disturbed by body camera video, sources sayCBS News
Dozens of Cases Dropped After Baltimore Police Caught on Video Planting Evidence … AgainThe Root
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White House aide blasts CNN reporter for ‘cosmopolitan bias’ in bizarre exchange – Politico



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White House aide blasts CNN reporter for ‘cosmopolitan bias’ in bizarre exchange
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White House senior adviser Stephen Miller smiled as he volunteered to “take one actual last question” at Wednesday’s news briefing, before press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders returned to the podium. He probably wishes he’d gone ahead and ceded …
A reporter pressed the White House for data. That’s when things got tense.Washington Post
The White House Dismissed The Poem On The Statue Of Liberty In Defense Of Curbing Legal ImmigrationBuzzFeed News
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Stephen Miller vs. Jim Acosta sent the White House news briefing completely off the rails – Washington Post



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Stephen Miller vs. Jim Acosta sent the White House news briefing completely off the rails
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How strange was Wednesday’s White House press briefing? Put it this way: Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs — who set a pretty high bar for weirdness when he was body slammed by a congressional candidate just 10 weeks ago — found the scene in the …
White House senior adviser accuses CNN’s Jim Acosta of ‘cosmopolitan bias’ in heated exchange about immigrationBusiness Insider
Stephen Miller Doesn’t Care for Your Stupid Poem, Statue of LibertySlate Magazine (blog)
Stephen Miller attacks Statue of Liberty poem, echoing popular white nationalist talking pointThinkProgress
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Watch CNN’s Jim Acosta and White House advisor Stephen Miller’s heated exchange over Trump’s immigration policy – Los Angeles Times



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Watch CNN’s Jim Acosta and White House advisor Stephen Miller’s heated exchange over Trump’s immigration policy
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The Statue of Liberty says ‘Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.’ It doesn’t say anything about speaking English or being able to be a computer programmer. Aren’t you trying to change what it means to be an
Trump aide Stephen Miller slams CNN star Acosta on immigrationFox News
White House aide: Statue of liberty poem not the test for immigration policyThe Hill
White House Distances Itself From The Poem On The Statue Of LibertyHuffPost
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Actually, we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions. Here’s why. – Washington Post



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Actually, we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions. Here’s why.
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President Trump’s Justice Department has decided to launch a project to identify and then sue universities that they deem to have affirmative action policies that discriminate against whites in admissions. The department, as this story reports, is
Justice Department reportedly going after affirmative action programsFox News
The Complicated History of Affirmative Action: A PrimerThe Atlantic
Civil Rights Groups Fire Back at Trump AdministrationU.S. News & World Report
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Trump says Boy Scouts called to tell him his speech was the ‘greatest.’ He appears to have imagined this. – Washington Post



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Trump says Boy Scouts called to tell him his speech was the ‘greatest.’ He appears to have imagined this.
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Update: White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders explained Wednesday that Trump didn’t actually take *phone calls* from the head of the Boy Scouts and the Mexican president — as Trump clearly said — but that they were “direct conversations.”.
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