The United States Must Acknowledge the Legacy of Racial Injustice

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The United States Must Acknowledge the Legacy of Racial Injustice

Friday, April 25, 2014

By Rachel Krinsky CEO, YWCA Madison This week, the Supreme Court dealt a serious blow to affirmative action by upholding a Michigan law prohibiting public universities from considering race as a factor for admissions. Also this week, President Obama unveiled a new clemency process intended to reduce prison overcrowding and to begin addressing the stark overrepresentation… Continue Reading The United States Must Acknowledge the Legacy of Racial Injustice

Is Racism Holding Up Immigration Reform?

Friday, April 25, 2014

By Judy Hutton CEO, YWCA Princeton Is racism holding up immigration reform? We will ask that question today, April 25, in Princeton, N.J., when we join 350,000 people in 1,400 cities and towns and publicly pledge to stand against racism! To think this grassroots initiative started with the women of the YWCA Trenton and Princeton! Its nationwide replication… Continue Reading Is Racism Holding Up Immigration Reform?