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BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

Fighting to Learn, Learning to Fight: Building the Movement for Public Education and Equality Do you want to build the movement to defend public education and fight racism, and you’re serious about winning? Do you want to increase underrepresented minority enrollment, restore affirmative action and overturn prop. 209 and pass CA DREAM Act 131 and [...]

August 30, 2011 admin Affirmative Action, Climate Change, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, LGBT, Public Education Comments Off on BAMN Facilitates Class at UCB

BAMN LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO STRIKE DOWN PROP 209

BAMN LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO STRIKE DOWN PROP 209

BAMN has launched a statewide campaign to strike down Proposition 209, the California ballot referendum that banned all affirmative action programs in 1996.   Proposition 209 has had a devastating impact on minority enrollment.  Last year, Latina/o, black and Native Americans were over 48 percent of the state’s high-school graduates but only 21 percent of [...]

August 16, 2011 Donna Stern Affirmative Action Comments Off on BAMN LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO STRIKE DOWN PROP 209

Victory for Affirmative Action in Michigan!

Victory for Affirmative Action in Michigan!

BAMN Wins Affirmative Action Victory: AFFIRMATIVE ACTION LEGAL AGAIN IN MICHIGAN’S UNIVERSITIES The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit today declared that Proposal 2 — Ward Connerly’s ban on affirmative action—is unconstitutional.  Affirmative action is again legal in admissions to Michigan’s public universities. The two to one ruling came in a suit [...]

July 1, 2011 admin Affirmative Action Comments Off on Victory for Affirmative Action in Michigan!

Young Leaders of the New Civil Rights Movement

Young Leaders of the New Civil Rights Movement

The New Civil Rights Movement The struggle of Latina/o communities across the nation for immigrant rights has given birth to a new civil rights movement. This powerful new movement opens the way to defeat racist attacks against immigrants and the Latina/o, black and other minority communities. The right-wing racist attack against the gains of the [...]

April 20, 2011 admin Affirmative Action, Immigrants Rights Comments Off on Young Leaders of the New Civil Rights Movement

The Real Martin Luther King

The Real Martin Luther King

Ignore All the Bad Advice: Let Dr. Martin Luther King Be Your Mentor, Embrace Open Conflict and Social Upheaval, and Always Speak To and For the Oppressed No American political leader in the twentieth century faced more opposition to his fight for equality and justice than Dr. Martin Luther King. Repeatedly urged by his family, [...]

September 20, 2010 admin Affirmative Action, Social Justice Comments Off on The Real Martin Luther King

The Relevance of the Term"Privileged"

The Relevance of the Term"Privileged"

Our Rights and Responsibilities at Elite Campuses Like UC Berkeley and UCLA The Relevance of the Term “Privileged” to the Conditions of Latina/o, Black, Native American, Undocumented, Other Under-Represented Minority Students and All Poor and Working-Class Students, and Our Rights and Responsibilities at Elite Campuses Like UC Berkeley and UCLAWe want to make a contribution [...]

February 2, 2010 admin Affirmative Action, Public Education Comments Off on The Relevance of the Term"Privileged"