During the Obama administration, a set of guidelines were put into place that essentially tasked colleges with taking race into account for college admissions for the purpose of diversity. These affirmative action policies were the wrong call and back in July, the Trump administration formally discouraged the practice by stressing a preference for race-neutral methods.
Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice, historian David Kennedy, and a diverse group of Americans explore whether a unifying set of beliefs, an American creed, can prove more powerful than the issues that divide us.
One of my favorite professors at the University of Western Ontario when I took a year of advanced undergrad and one grad economics classes there in 1971-72 was John Palmer. John posted a graphic today showing that a large percent of Americans got their exposure to classical music from cartoons. That’s true of me too.
A judge struck down a 1996 federal law banning female genital mutilation, saying that it was incompatible with the Constitution. The Michigan case at hand involved Dr. Jumana Nargawala who allegedly performed female genital mutilation on nine girls, who were reportedly in the age range of 7-12 years old.