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Elitist or Egalitarian: Competing Views of Harvard Emerge in Bias Trial

BOSTON – Two heavily different pictures of Harvard – an elitist country club or an egalitarian engine for social change – emerged on Wednesday in a federal trial examining the discriminates against Asian Americans. The competing views were raised in the testimony of the first witness, William Fitzsimmons, Harvard's longtime dean of admissions. In the plaintiffs' eyes, Mr. Fitzsimmon's catered …

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Washington State Strikes Down Death Penalty, Citing Racial Bias: NPR

" not attributed to random chance," the state's supreme court justices wrote in a majority opinion.                                                                            Ted S. Warren / AP                                       toggle caption Ted S. Warren / AP               "The state's supreme court justices wrote in a majority opinion." Not attributed to random chance. Ted S. Warren / AP                       The Washington Supreme …

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The Department of Justice criticizes Harvard approvals in the case of bias against Asian Americans

Rowers on the Charles River Pass Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Charles Krupa / AP) The Department of Justice criticized Harvard University's admission practice Thursday, claiming that evidence in a federal lawsuit challenges the Ivy League School "Racial Balancing", when selecting a class, has a possible violation of boundaries the Supreme Court has placed on affirmative action in college admissions. With …

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The Supreme Court's struggle could revive John Cox's pro-life bias

Republican businessman John Cox hopes to win an angry victory in the race for the California governor by avoiding any mention of social problems – but his earlier extreme views on abortion, which are characterized by personal experiences, could complicate matters. As the looming controversy over President Trump's colonel candidate heats up, the battle for high stakes is likely to …

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A subtle gender bias in science

People who call men by their surname are more likely to use prestige. When we talk about the most famous scientists, we often have surnames. For figures like Darwin and Einstein, first names and even titles like "Professor" seem irrelevant. We know who they are and a single name is enough to conjure up everything they've achieved. But can you …

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Republicans accuse Rod Rosenstein and Christopher Wray of bias, while Democrats defended the prosecution

<img src = "https://compote.slate.com/images/6b6624a7-4260-4ef8-8ec1-5d9fcbcf930b.jpeg?width=780&height=520&rect=1535×1023&offset=0x0" alt = "Christopher Wray and Rod Rosenstein at a house hearing. "Srcset =" https://compote.slate.com/images/6b6624a7-4260-4ef8-8ec1-5d9fcbcf930b.jpeg? Width = 780 & height = 520 & rect = 1535×1023 & offset = 0x0 1x, https://compote.slate.com/images/6b6624a7-4260-4ef8-8ec1-5d9fcbcf930b.jpeg?width=780&height=520&rect=1535×1023&offset=0x0 2x [19659003] On Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee has the FBI director Christopher Wray and Deputy Justice Minister Rod Rosenstein were shocked at the FBI's …

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How did the actual Starbucks bias training work?

A sign that alerts customers that Starbucks is closed on the afternoon of May 29th. (AP Photo / Paul Sancya) I suspect that most people have just seen the parodies of Starbucks & # 39; Bias training. RELATED: Starbucks Praised and Criticized I wanted to see the real thing. Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson starts by saying that the whole business …

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