Affirmative action challenge in US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday on a case that could affect how universities across the United States consider race in their admissions.

The case, one of the most high-profile of the court’s agenda this year, pits Abigail … Read the rest

Phoenix sends only non-white police to Washington

They’re supposed to be the cream of the crop, going to Washington to protect the newly elected American president and represent Phoenix, Arizona.

But the police association said the Phoenix Police Department used race to determine who’s going – and … Read the rest

Fisher vs. University of Texas – one girl against Obama and corporate America

WASHINGTON — Last month the Obama administration threw its support behind the University of Texas’ use of race as a standard in its admissions policies, asking the Supreme Court not to interfere with the consideration of racial preferences in college … Read the rest

ANC minister praises Woolworths

Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant on Friday lauded retailer Woolworths’ stance on employment equity.

“As [the] government of South Africa and those that seek genuine transformation, we shall continue to encourage companies like Woolworths to continue with the transformation and integration … Read the rest

PRAAG calls for boycott of ‘hate group’ Woolworths

The Pro-Afrikaans Action Group has called for a blanket boycott of chain store Woolworths, including the company’s Country Road brand. Woolworths recently made clear that it will not consider white job applicants.

Dr. Dan Roodt, leader of PRAAG, stated: “For … Read the rest