By Madeline Olds, Staff Writer This summer, after a controversial term, the United States Supreme Court decided it will hear two cases concerning arguments surrounding the constitutionality of affirmative action. Affirmative action is defined as “a set of procedures designed to; eliminate unlawful discrimination among applicants, remedy the results of such […]
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Photo provided courtesy of Pixabay.com. By Matt Naum, Staff Writer On September 4, 2020, Curtis Flowers was officially released from Mississippi state custody after having murder charges against him dropped. These charges are what forced Flowers to endure six separate trials.  The trials resulted in four convictions, four […]
By David Zvirman, Staff Writer The proposition that when a person is tried before a court that the jury should not be tainted with racial discrimination is not a new or novel idea. Unfortunately, there have been times throughout our country’s history where this idea has been tested. This […]
By Natalie Tupta, Staff Writer A recent decision by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has rekindled a national debate about the ability of the law to ensure equal employment opportunities to individuals of all races. The debate arises from Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Catastrophe Management Solutions, a […]