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50th Anniversary March in Washington to Realize Dr. King’s Dream!

50th Anniversary March in Washington to Realize Dr. King’s Dream!

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August 1, 2013 Ronald Cruz 2013 50th Anniversary March on Washington, Affirmative Action, Dream Act, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Labor Movement, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on 50th Anniversary March in Washington to Realize Dr. King’s Dream!

VIDEO: BAMN responds to Supreme Court decision to hear BAMN’s affirmative-action lawsuit “Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action”

VIDEO: BAMN responds to Supreme Court decision to hear BAMN’s affirmative-action lawsuit “Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action”

On the morning of the Supreme Court’s announcement to hear BAMN’s challenge to state anti-affirmative-action bans, BAMN held press conferences in Detroit, MI, Berkeley CA, and Los Angeles CA welcoming the decision and calling on the new civil rights and immigrant rights movement to march on Washington April 10 for immigrant rights and on the [...]

March 31, 2013 Ronald Cruz Affirmative Action, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on VIDEO: BAMN responds to Supreme Court decision to hear BAMN’s affirmative-action lawsuit “Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action”

Supreme Court to Hear BAMN’s Challenge of Michigan’s Affirmative-Action Ban! (Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action)

Supreme Court to Hear BAMN’s Challenge of Michigan’s Affirmative-Action Ban! (Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 25, 2013 United States Supreme Court Grants Review of Decision Striking Down Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action Case Can Overturn California’s Proposition 209 and All State Bans on Affirmative Action The United States Supreme Court today granted review of the Sixth Circuit’s decision striking down Michigan’s anti-affirmative action ballot proposal. [...]

March 25, 2013 Ronald Cruz Affirmative Action, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Public Education, Social Justice 1

BAMN to US Supreme Court: Strike Down All Anti-Affirmative Action Laws!

BAMN to US Supreme Court: Strike Down All Anti-Affirmative Action Laws!

BAMN is calling on the United States Supreme Court to grant review of the decision striking down Michigan’s anti-affirmative action initiative so that the Court can review and strike down California’s Proposition 209 and the identical laws in Arizona, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Washington. In a brief filed with the Supreme Court, BAMN asked the Court [...]

February 11, 2013 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured, Fighting Racism, Social Justice Comments Off on BAMN to US Supreme Court: Strike Down All Anti-Affirmative Action Laws!

FACING THE TRUTH ABOUT THE BANS ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

FACING THE TRUTH ABOUT THE BANS ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

The following Letter to the Editor was written in response to an editorial in the LA Times of Nov 30, 2012.  The editorial attacks the recent 6th Circuit decision which affirmed BAMN’s legal challenges and declared Michigan’s ban on affirmative action to be in violation of the 14th Amendment.  The LA Times claims to stand [...]

December 17, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Fighting Racism Comments Off on FACING THE TRUTH ABOUT THE BANS ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION

DONATE to BAMN’s Winter Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

DONATE to BAMN’s Winter Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!

“A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.” — Martin Luther King, Jr. The Winter Leadership Project The Winter Leadership Project Internship (WLP) is an invaluable youth leadership opportunity for young scholars and activists (middle school through college) sponsored by the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration, and Immigrant [...]

December 3, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Leadership Conference, LGBT, Occupy Movement, Public Education, Social Justice Comments Off on DONATE to BAMN’s Winter Leadership Project Scholarship Fund!