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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

BAMN Rallies at Supreme Ct for Affirmative Action & 10% Plan

BAMN Rallies at Supreme Ct for Affirmative Action & 10% Plan

  Michigan Affirmative Action Activists Rally to Support BOTH Affirmative Action and 10% Plan in University of Texas Admissions A contingent from the Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, Integration and Immigrant Rights and Fight for Equality By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) will be attending oral arguments in Fisher v. Texas and then holding a press [...]

October 10, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action, Fighting Racism, Public Education Comments Off on BAMN Rallies at Supreme Ct for Affirmative Action & 10% Plan

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

BAMN’s MI Affirmative Action Case Reviewed by Appeals Court

BAMN’s MI Affirmative Action Case Reviewed by Appeals Court

Michigan Students Travel to Cincinnati to Support Affirmative Action at 6th Circuit Court of Appeals On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, a 15-judge en banc panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in their review of the 6th Circuit ruling last summer that Proposal 2, the ban on affirmative action in Michigan, is unconstitutional. George Washington, attorney for [...]

March 6, 2012 BAMN Affirmative Action Comments Off on BAMN’s MI Affirmative Action Case Reviewed by Appeals Court

BAMN’s challenge to affirmative action ban gains broad support

BAMN’s challenge to affirmative action ban gains broad support

Eight amicus (“friend of the Court”) briefs have been filed in support of the BAMN legal challenge to Prop 2. Briefs were filed by the following parties:  1) The Michigan Civil Rights Commission, (2) Committee of Law Professors and Constitutional Historians, (3) California Social Science Researchers and Admissions Experts; (4) the cities of Oakland and San Francisco and the counties [...]

November 5, 2011 BAMN Affirmative Action Comments Off on BAMN’s challenge to affirmative action ban gains broad support