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BAMN’s Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Overturn Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action

BAMN’s Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Overturn Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action

Our Legal Case: The BAMN Brief [Excerpts from the Introduction with legal citations extracted] Click HERE for a copy of the full brief This case is about the protection of the political rights and educational futures of black, Latina/o and other minority residents under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment during the period [...]

September 8, 2013 BAMN Affirmative Action, Featured, Fighting Racism, Immigrants Rights, Social Justice Comments Off on BAMN’s Brief to the U.S. Supreme Court: Overturn Michigan’s Ban on Affirmative Action

All Out to Restore Affirmative Action on October 15th!

All Out to Restore Affirmative Action on October 15th!

All Out to the U.S. Supreme Court on October 15th! The United States Supreme Court has granted review of the Sixth Circuit’s decision upholding the challenge by The Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality by Any Means Necessary (BAMN) to Michigan’s anti-affirmative action ballot proposal. Oral arguments will [...]

September 3, 2013 BAMN Social Justice Comments Off on All Out to Restore Affirmative Action on October 15th!

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!

Reinstate Affirmative Action in Michigan NOW!

Reinstate Affirmative Action in Michigan NOW!

VICTORY! AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IS AGAIN LEGAL IN MICHIGAN! RALLY & MARCH Friday, December 7 Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor Reinstate Affirmative Action Programs NOW at ALL Michigan Universities! Sign the Petition! On November 15th the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Proposition 2 unconstitutional in the case brought by BAMN (The Coalition to Defend [...]

November 20, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Dream Act, Fighting Racism, Hostile Campus Climate, Public Education, Social Justice 1