Saving and Enriching Lives—The Urgency of Action in 2013

Saving and Enriching Lives—The Urgency of Action in 2013 Sharon L. Davies Executive Director, Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity Director’s Message, January 2013 In the opening month of 2013 we have marked the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, witnessed the second inauguration of the nation’s first African American President, and heard … Continue reading »

Don’t Be Fooled, the Attack is on Diversity and Inclusion

By Sharon Davies, Executive Director, The challenge in the Fisher v. University of Texas case is about more than whether the University of Texas (and others like it) should be permitted to factor race along with numerous other aspects of an applicant’s biography when attempting to create a diverse learning environment. It is an attack … Continue reading »