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Links for August 21, 2005



Immigration Rising on Bush's To-Do List


Hastert eyes immigration

The right to vote still under assault after 40 years

DeLay criticizes Houston's policy on illegal immigrants

Democrats are flocking to McCain's immigration bill

Fine for Hiring Illegal Aliens Should Be $10k, Republican Says


CA: Minuteman Project founder will push issue as he runs for Cox's seat


LINDA GREENHOUSE: Roberts's Files From 80's Recall Big Debates of Era

Roberts Resisted Women's Rights


Bill Clinton Talks With Black Journalists

GOP Plans More Outreach to Blacks, Mehlman Says

GOP chief's pitch to blacks disavows past

Dems Criticize Bush Social Security Plan

GOP Group Tries to Halt Black Voter Loyalty to Dems


Border emergency declared in New Mexico

Citing Violence, 2 Border States Declare a Crisis

CA: New diversity plan assailed by critics

Black officials in Dallas call subpoenas racially motivated


Mexican mercenaries expand base into U.S.

When Home Is Neither Here Nor There

Border agent said to also be smuggler

Mexicans pose Social Security drain

Despite Illegal Status, Buyers Get Home Loans

Illegal Immigration Costs Florida $4.3 Billion a Year, Report Says

U.S. agent accused of aiding illegals evealed to be Mexican citizen

CA: Judges dismiss lawsuit to stop Prop. 200

Texas Town Is Unnerved by Violence in Mexico

Legal challenge to Arizona law on illegals dismissed

Mexico funds staging areas for illegals

Border Troubles Divide U.S., States

Poll: 40% of Mexicans want to move to U.S.

Border Activist's Ranch Turned Over to Migrants

Mexicans take over drug trade to US


Texas becomes fourth state to have non-white majority population

TX: Latinos edge whites out of majority


Tom Ferrick: Testing your IQ on black history

Schools See IB Degree as Way to Boost Minority Achievement


NCAA Takes Hard Line On Mascots

NCAA Bans Indian Mascots From Postseason

Crash Course

Detroit stop of 'Paying for College Tour' pushes Hispanics to education by offsetting rising costs.

Aid Gap

Village Voice: Where does African American studies go from here?

Phyllis Barone: The Quotidian Miasma of Discrimination


Jesse Jackson: Dems Plagued by 'Weak, Fuzzy Ideology'

Money Troubles Cloud Civil Rights Anniversary March

Civil Rights Icons Lead March To Urge Renewal of Voting Act

Coretta Scott King to Remain Hospitalized at Least a Week


Court Finds Bias in Policy of Schools for Hawaiians

Wal-Mart to Appeal Status Of Class-Action Bias Suit

NH: Judge tells police to lay off immigration enforcement

Ex-Klan Figure in 1964 Killings Is Freed on Bail


Charity 'Loans' to Air America Founder Investigated

CA: Radical Islam an Issue in Prisons


Memphis: In a City on the Move, a Civil War Issue Refuses to Die

Klan Was Probed in Child Killings In Atlanta

Marchers convene to preserve Voting Rights Act

GA: Transcripts Detail Possible KKK Links to Crimes Attributed to Black Man

Abolitionist's Family Celebrates a Legacy of Nonconformity

Outrage on the green

Entertainers Urged to Apologize for Nazi Comparisons

Has 'minority' outlived its usefulness?


Harry Belafonte Calls Black Republicans 'Tyrants'

Fox Parent Woos Democrats To Help Block Nielsen System That Lowers Many of Its Ratings


Health Care for Blacks Still Lags

Race Gap Persists In Health Care, Three Studies Say

Health Care for Blacks Continues to Lag Whites


U.S. Muslims Reach Out to Youths Who Could Be Susceptible to Radicalism


Legendary publisher of Ebony dies

Farrakhan: Fox Was Right on Blacks, Jobs

Atlanta Has Become Mecca for Blacks Gays

Black publisher eulogized for 'imprint' on conscience

Blacks seek renewal of 'sacred' law


The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America

U.S. Hispanics Divided on Immigrant Issues


DAVID BROOKS: Two Steps Toward a Sensible Immigration Policy

NYT Editorial: Making Immigration Work

Eugene Robinson: Sermons Without Stereotypes

Jonathan Tilove: Voting Rights Act, at 40, Faces Reauthorization Amid Topsy-Turvy Politics

NYT Editorial: Fixing an Old Injustice

Washington Post Editorial: Repaying Segregation's Debt

Larry Elder: Sharpton: Dems take Blacks for granted

Hugh Hewitt: The mainstream media may be close to discovering the Air America scandal.

Colbert I. King: A Shameful Hypocrisy

Derrick Z. Jackson: Can GOP peel off the black vote?

Peter Kirsanow: Let’s Go to the Videotape

Star Parker: Black pastors seek gay marriage ban amid family issues

CSM Editorial: Time to get real about enforcing immigration laws

Ben Johnson: Jewish Terrorism Is Still Terrorism

Powerline: ordering on an argument

Michael Barone: Cultures Aren't Equal

WSJ Review & Outlook: Minority Report

Tamar Jacoby: Bordering on a Policy

David Brooks: All Cultures Are Not Equal

Linda Chavez: Black tyrants?

Washington Post Editorial: The Reality of Gangs

Heather Mac Donald: Colbert King is wrong on profiling

Peter Kirsanow: Roberts’s Rules of Order

Peggy Noonan: Why the base--and some outside it--are standing by President Bush.

Abigail Thernstrom and Edward Blum: Do the Right Thing

Abigail Thernstrom: Emergency Exit

ABIGAIL THERNSTROM and EDWARD BLUM: Civil Rights Act worth celebrating, but it was never justified in Texas situation

ABIGAIL THERNSTROM and EDWARD BLUM: Voting Rights Act: After 40 Years, It's Time

Victor Davis Hanson: 'Guest' worker wilderness

Linda Chavez: Why are Democrats demagoguing about rolling back the Voting Rights Act?

Belafonte's Retraction of Remarks on Jews Causes New Flap

John McWhorter: Burned, Baby, Burned

Clarence Page: 'Indispensible' lesson

Salam Al-Marayati: America's Muslim Ghettos

John Fund: Democrats try to outflank the GOP on immigration

Thomas Sowell: Immigration taboos

Jack Kemp: The Voting Rights Act turns 40

Matthew J. Miller: Indian mascots and common courtesy

Andrew C. McCarthy: Policing without profiling makes no sense

Peter Kirsanow: Are strict constructionists anti-civil rights?

Donald Lambro: Poll finds Hispanics split on illegals, immigration

Arizona Republic Editorial: Simple border truths

Nancy Goldstein: Sweet home Alabama

Alfred Tella: The costs of immigration

Michael Fumento: A Race-Baiter Falls from Grace

Ruben Navarette: Bashing immigrants for political gain

Jim Kouri: Illegal Alien Crime Wave: Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

WSJ Review & outlook: Leahy Follows Orders

Colbert I. King: Muslim Converts, Meet the FBI

Gov. Bill Richardson: In New Mexico ...

Frank J. Gaffney Jr.: The Enemy Within

San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial: Native-born Hispanics tend to be critical

Rich Lowry: Toward a race-based government in Hawaii

Mark Krikorian: Dems pay lip service only on border control

Joel Mowbray: CAIR and Michael Graham

William Raspberry: Why Profiling Won't Work

David J. Becker: Reviving Jim Crow?

Walter E. Williams: Civil rights today


Australia: Students want 'racist' professor to stay

Britain plays down racial profiling

Britain Bars Militant Cleric From Returning

Frances Stead Sellers: Britons Rethink Their Approach to Community



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Links for July 22, 2005

Black, Hispanic students closing race gap

Federal Leak Case Has Formidable Grand Jury -- It’s Mainly Black Women

Tim Fay: Federal Over Hiring of Minorities FY 2004

ABIGAIL THERNSTROM AND EDWARD BLUM: It's time to let the "emergency" provisions of the Voting Rights Act die

Robert F. Drinan, S.J.: Prison Nation

Kay S. Hymowitz: What’s Holding Black Kids Back?

Memo at Reagan Library Sheds Light on Roberts's Civil Rights Views

UC Is Unbiased in Admissions, Analysis Finds

David Gelernter: No more cheating for a good cause

School Board May Have Stumbled Into Race Issue

WSJ Review & Outlook: Goodbye, Hawaii

Affirmative action ban proposal appears headed for court

John Fund: Volcanic Politics

MCRI: Frank Wu and Carl Cohen on affirmative action

NAACP Passes Emergency Resolution to Defend Affirmative Action in Michigan

Bill Giving Native Hawaiians Sovereignty Is Too Much for Some, Too Little for Others

Caitlin K. Myers: A Cure for Discrimination? Affirmative Action and the Case of California Proposition 209

Links for July 15, 2005

A Cure for Discrimination? Affirmative Action and the Case of California Proposition 209

Justice Dept. wants Akaka bill altered

Akaka Bill prospects brighter

Rehnquist Says He'll Stay on Supreme Court

Fred Barnes: President Bush is leaning away from nominating Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to the Supreme Court

Links for July 4, 2005

Latino Clout at Polls Lagging, Study Says

G.O.P., Democrats in Its Sights, Is Grooming Black Candidates

Mexicans in US gain voting clout

Got a Political Message for Hispanics? Poll Says to Deliver It in Spanish

Gregory Kane: 'Ethnomathematics' arrival adds to spin of multiculturalism

Pipelines Send Illegal Immigrants to U.S.

Jackson Calls for Black-Hispanic Coalition

Akaka bill has votes to pass, Inouye says

Links for June 25, 2005

GOP senator skewers Akaka Bill

Don Newman: The Akaka Bill Could Give Birth to the Nation of Aztlan

Tim Chapman: The worst bill you have never heard of

Red Chapman: Akaka bill: It's time to stop being intimidated

Ken Conklin: The Akaka Bill And Secession

2 Years Later

Robert Novak: No, Not Gonzales!

Leadership Conference on Civil Rights: Anti-Affirmative Action Threats in the States: 1997-2004 (PDF)

NAACP LDEF: Closing the Gap - Moving from Rhetoric to Reality

The Seattle School District argues for racial tiebreaker

Republican Policy Committee: "Why Congress Must Reject Race-based Government for Native Hawaiians"

William Kristol: O'Connor, Not Rehnquist?

Links for June 9-18, 2005

Possible Court Nominees Pose a Quandary for Bush

Glynn Custred: Bush's impeachable offense

Thomas Sowell: Liberals and class

Sebastian Mallaby: Bridge For the Underclass

Roger Clegg: Whistling Fairness

Richard Cohen: Aptitude Adjustment

Parents Sue Capistrano Unified School District over Racially Based High School Boundaries That Violate Proposition 209

David G. Savage: Justices Target Race Bias in Juries

Gallup: Public Splits, In "Major Racial Divide," on Michael Jackson Verdict

MCRI: Complaints continue in affirmative action petition campaigns

David Gelernter: Inequality, by the Numbers

Steve Sailer: Blondes Have Deeper Roots

Links for June 8, 2005

In S.F., Dean calls GOP 'a white Christian party'

Princeton U. Study: Ending affirmative action would devastate most minority college enrollment

Minority enrollment bounces back at U-M

Report: 22% of all American children under 6 have foreign-born parents

Hispanic Growth Surge Fueled by Births in U.S.

Steve Sailer: IQ And Disease: The Curious Case of the Ashkenazi Jews

Nicholas Wade: Researchers Say Intelligence and Diseases May Be Linked in Ashkenazic Genes

Dan Schnur: Why Latinos Are Walking Out on the Democrats

Upturn for Minority Students at Michigan

Dropping Affirmative Action Would Harm Black and Hispanic Applicants but Help Asian Applicants, Study Finds

MCRI: Business execs favor ban on preferences

MCRI: Complaint accusing anti-affirmative action group of campaign finance violations dismissed

Supreme Court Rejects Women's Sports Case

Links for June 2, 2005

The Democrats' Class Struggle


Roger Clegg: Out of Touch & Out of Bounds

Steve Sailer: Don’t Worry, Democrats! This Hispanic Hype Is Hogwash

Minorities support 'racist' tests

Heather Mac Donald: Harvard’s Diversity Grovel

The Decline of Affirmative Action

U. Oregon: Outrage Over Diversity Plan

Faculty Demographics

Links for May 26, 2005

Dems, Jackson to Pay $200,000 in Fines

Dwindling Support

Tannette Johnson-Elie: Black workers hurt themselves by not taking bottom-rung jobs

Steve Sailer: Asian “Natural Republicans” Vote 75% Democratic—Any More Bright Ideas?

As Sun Belt Rises, Expect Political Surprises

A Latin Power Surge

U. Oregon: Diversity proposal roils university

MCRI: Group seeks opponents' list of donors

Dwindling Support  

Right on Race Blog New Page 1


Bush: I've Made Opportunities for Blacks

Diversity Focus in Court Search

Immigration Sting Puts 2 U.S. Agencies at Odds

Bush woos supportive black audience in Indiana

Gov't Backs Off Idea of Civilian Patrol


Tancredo pushes GOP to tackle immigration

Bill would keep Arizona scholars in U.S.

Senate shuns attempt to add agents

Frist says Senate unlikely to get to immigration this year

U.S. Republicans introduce tough immigration bill

Border Bill Allows Temporary Workers

Border Bill Allows Temporary Workers

U.S. Republicans introduce tough immigration bill

DeLay wants safe borders first


Akaka: Time to get tough with Senate


Some Disappointed Nominee Won't Add Diversity to Court


Bush and G.O.P. Chief Court Black Support

Bush and Party Chief Court Black Voters at 2 Forums

Party leaders apologize for overlooking blacks

Clinton speaks before Hispanic civil rights conference


Town Uses Trespass Law to Fight Illegal Immigrants

Mexico's help with terrorists? Not unless U.S. enacts reforms

Immigration Test Leaves Star Students in Free-Fall


TX: College-recruiting efforts focused on urban areas


Black, Hispanic Students Making Great Gains

CA: San Bernardino to 'affirm' Ebonics

CT: Can Whites Teach Blacks?

CA: Santa Monica High's Multicultural Fistfights

CA: Coalition seeks more Latinos, blacks among grads


Blacks hurting in L.A.


Affirmative Action Pioneer Advised GOP Presidents


ACLU Seeks Freedom for Muslim Accused of Ties to Terrorists

N.C. Hearing Opens on 1979 Klan Killings


Rebuilding a Hawaiian Kingdom


Jeff Chang and Sylvia Chan: Can White Hollywood Get Race Right?


Black Conservative Group Blasts Ebonics Plan for California Schools

Wizard in Klan to speak at hearing


Growth in Latino population reshapes picture of kids' health


Rape Spurs Anti-Hispanic Backlash in Ohio

Bush selecting a white male doesn't shock, but Latinos hope to get chosen for next open seat


California Mosque Divided by Alleged Links to Terrorism


T.W.: Just Say No to the Creation of Racial Enclaves in Hawaii

James P. Pinkerton: We could use a security wall like Israel's

Mark Chapin Johnson: Will fear of illegal immigration save Schwarzenegger from political oblivion?

Raoul Lowery Contreras: So think major league “thinkers”

Preferred in poll: A Hispanic woman who wouldn't alter ‘Roe v. Wade'

Brian McNicoll: Trouble in paradise?

John Gizzi: Conservatives: No to Gonzales

Carol M. Swain: An Apology for Slavery

STEPHEN MOORE: More Immigrants, More Jobs

Stuart Taylor Jr.: Five Reasons Not to Put Gonzales On the Court

Star Parker: The NAACP needs to get a clue

Diana West: Burnt offerings on the altar of multiculturalism

NYT Editorial: Georgia's Undemocratic Voter Law

WSJ Review & Outlook: Fortress America?

Clarence Page: A GOP olive branch to black voters

Tim Chapman: Gonzales' time to shine?

Walter E. Williams: Slavery reparations

Myron Magnet: Compassionate Conservative or Cowboy Capitalist?

Steven Malanga: America’s Worst Urban Program

Scott Johnson: Crime is up in Minneapolis, thanks to opposition to racial profiling

Edward Feser: Should Felons Vote?

Edwin S. Rubenstein: Looking (In Vain) For Latino Assimilation

Anita F. Hill: Nomination a step back for diversity


Arnold Beichman: China's ugly look at race

UN official highlights racism in Japan

Religious Hate Law Aimed At Protecting Muslims Passes UK Vote

U.K.: Among the Young Of Multiethnic Leeds, A Hardening Hatred