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Black Agenda Radio: BAMN’s Fight to Restore Affirmative Action

Black Agenda Radio: BAMN’s Fight to Restore Affirmative Action

High school and college students rallied outside the courthouse on March 7th and then filled both the courtroom and an overflow room as BAMN attorney George Washington argued for the overturn of Prop 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan. On the occasion of the court proceedings, Black Agenda Radio interviewed both George Washington [...]

March 13, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured Comments Off on Black Agenda Radio: BAMN’s Fight to Restore Affirmative Action

Video: Press Conference Following Hearing of BAMN Lawsuit to Overturn Prop 209

Video: Press Conference Following Hearing of BAMN Lawsuit to Overturn Prop 209

Middle school, high school and college students filled the court Monday, February 13, to demand that Latina/o, black and Native American students have an equal right to attend the University of California. “Proposition 209 has created a New Jim Crow regime in California, in which the state denies equal access to its best public universities [...]

February 15, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured Comments Off on Video: Press Conference Following Hearing of BAMN Lawsuit to Overturn Prop 209

BAMN Teacher Featured on Education Radio

BAMN Teacher Featured on Education Radio

Yvette Felarca, Northern California Coordinator of BAMN and a middle school teacher in Berkeley was one of four teachers interviewed for a Education Radio program entitled “Teachers Fighting Back with Courage, Solidarity and Organizing.” She discusses the need to emphasize integration and equality for black, Latino/a, Native American and immigrant students in the fight for [...]

January 12, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured, Labor Movement, Public Education 1