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Voting Materials Ballots in Bengali Available In Time for 2013 Elections

On Tuesday, the NYC BOE announced that 60 Queens  pollsites will have election materials in Bengali. And should the use of lever machines be authorized, the ballot strips will also be printed in Bengali. Following the 2010 census, the USDOJ … Continue reading

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America’s need for affirmative action in the Obama era | City & State

Some time next year, the United States Supreme Court will decide the constitutionality of using affirmative action programs in college admissions. While of course no one knows how the court will ultimately rule, some lawyers and pundits believe that it … Continue reading

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Dominican Group Mounts Legal Challenge to New Redistricting Plan – DNAinfo.com

But the plan doesn’t do enough to link people of “like interests” said Maria Teresa Feliciano, president of the Dominican American National Roundtable. “The maps proposed by the court would totally ignore the fundamentals of redistricting which is keeping communities of interest … Continue reading

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Affirmative action under attack, again

Why don’t they just put us on a boat back to Africa? That was my first thought when I read that the Supreme Court is going to hear yet another argument challenging the use of affirmative action programs in college … Continue reading

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