More Race and Diversity Articles

  • Are voters too sensitive?

    In a recent piece in Politico titled "Why Are Asian-Americans Democrats?", professors Alexander Kuo, Neil Malhotra and Cecilia Hyunjung Mo make the contention that "microaggressions" and social exclusion has pushes the entire Asian-American community to vote for the Democratic Party. If you're...

  • Study: Blacks with white friends are 'less black'

    When Washington, D.C., councilman and former Mayor Marion Barry this week said that whites need to be “more open-minded” about African-American politicians, claiming “blacks are more open-minded than” whites, he was suggesting that whites can't do what blacks do -- embrace the other...

  • Hispanics souring on Obamacare -- and Democrats too?

    Will Hispanics remain a heavily Democratic voting bloc? Maybe not. The 2008 electoral exit poll showed them breaking 67 to 30 percent for Barack Obama (despite John McCain's support of comprehensive immigration legislation) and the 2012 exit poll showed them breaking 71 to 27 percent for Obama...

  • Asian-Americans in California send a message: Race and gender preferences are obsolete

    Democrats in California are in a state of shock at the defeat of their effort to reinstate racial preferences in university admissions. That's because the defeat was led not by evil Republicans but a loyal Democratic constituency: Asian-Americans.

  • Dutch politician Wilders leads anti-Moroccan chant

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Dutch right-wing populist politician Geert Wilders has led his supporters in an anti-Moroccan chant. At a party meeting Wednesday evening in The Hague, where his Freedom Party is set to win the most votes in municipal elections, Wilders asked supporters whether they...

  • Missing plane boosts ethnic unity in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The imam cupped his palms before his face and invited the congregation to pray. "Oh Allah, return to us those who are lost. Oh, Allah, grant safe passage to MH370," he said. The prayer was not unusual. The setting was. Gathered in the courtyard of a shopping...

  • Jesse Jackson targets tech's lack of diversity

    The Rev. Jesse Jackson is bringing a strategy borrowed from the traditional civil rights era playbook to the age of social media and a booming tech industry known for its disruptive innovation.

  • Jesse Jackson to take on tech's lack of diversity

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rev. Jesse Jackson plans to lead a delegation to the Hewlett Packard annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday to bring attention to Silicon Valley's poor record of including blacks and Latinos in hiring, board appointments and startup funding. Jackson's strategy...

  • California's diversity undermining effort to reinstate college affirmative action policy

    Three Asian-American state senators killed an effort to reinstate affirmative action for college admissions in California. On Monday, Assembly Speaker John Perez announced he was shelving a bill that would have rolled back Prop 209, the 1996 ballot initiative that banned the practice, after the...

  • Has America lost its need for grit, education and success?

    Amy Chua, the "Tiger Mother" who launched a thousand panic attacks among ambitious but lenient parents, is back with an almost-great book about why some groups achieve spectacular success in America while others languish.

  • When blacks voted 80 percent Democratic, Malcolm X called them 'chumps'

    When blacks gave 80 percent of their vote to the Democratic Party in 1964, black activist Malcolm X called them "political chumps." White voters, X said, "are so evenly divided that every time they vote, the race is so close they have to go back and count the votes all over again. Which means...

  • The Left versus minorities and charter schools

    If anyone wanted to pick a time and place where the political Left's avowed concern for minorities was definitively exposed as a fraud, it would be now -- and the place would be New York City, where far-Left Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched an attack on charter schools, cutting their funding,...

  • Wendy Davis' filibuster against late-term abortion ban repels Texas Hispanics

    Embedded in the returns for last Tuesday's primary election in Texas is an interesting lesson on the difficulty of holding even a minority party's coalition together.

  • Cry racism and let slip the dogs of war

    When seven Democratic senators voted with all of the Republicans to reject Debo Adegbile's nomination to serve as head of the Justice Department's civil rights division, Sen. Harry Reid cried racism.

  • DOJ: North Carolina sheriff deputies shared racist video game

    Federal prosecutors say deputies of a North Carolina sheriff accused of illegally targeting Latino drivers shared links to a bloody video game in which players shoot people entering the country illegally, including children and pregnant women.

From the Weekly Standard