Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Without Some Affirmative Action, Bros Won’t Look At You

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Book Con. Miami Device. Vox Media. FiveThirtyEight. I see any argument against affirmative action as invalid. Time and again, I see clear examples of situations where there was a rather conscious decision to exclude because of “fit,” which is just doublespeak for “whatever’s normal and profitable to us.” Which is often to the detriment and ostracization of an “other.” Thus, …

Jose VilsonWithout Some Affirmative Action, Bros Won’t Look At You
Sabrina Stevens at TEDxNYED, Brooklyn Tech

Short Notes: Disempowerment Is A Cooperative Act

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A few things: The Atlantic’s John Tierney joins in the chorus of the annoyed in this essay about the Atlanta / Washington DC cheating scandals and its ramifications for education reform. [The Atlantic] Michael Doyle makes a clear argument for the village raising the child. [BHS Doyle] Florida’s investigating K-12 Inc. Hate to use the word evil about any person …

Jose VilsonShort Notes: Disempowerment Is A Cooperative Act
Supreme Court Judge Sonia Sotomayor and President Obama

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Pa’lante Pa’lante

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A few minutes ago, Al Franken, who himself went through a few months of struggle attaining his position as senator of Minnesota, confirmed Sonia Sotomayor as a Supreme Court Justice, 68-31. We all know the biography: products of hard-working Puerto-Rican parents, Bronx-native, came through Catholic education and through the Ivy Leagues, rose up the ranks of the US justice system, …

Jose VilsonSupreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Pa’lante Pa’lante