Affirmative Action Hangs in the Balance

PEG President Speaks on the Importance of Affirmative Action on WNYC’s ‘The Takeaway’

PEG Founder and President Glenn Singleton appeared on WNYC’s “The Takeaway” to discuss race and the college admissions process. Justice Anthony Kennedy recently announced that he will be retiring soon, which means there will be an open seat in the U.S. Supreme Court, and the current administration seems willing to pull the trigger on ending affirmative action in the admissions process. “One of the greatest tragedies in this country is to attack the only systemic remedy that we have to stimulate racial equity ad racial diversity,” Singleton said.

Safe and Healthy Schools Lead With Support, Not Police

Safe and Healthy Schools Lead With Support, Not Police

By West Resendes and Sarah Hinger—Aug. 31, 2021 As schools begin to reopen for the new school year, students like J.W. are dreading the return to hallways patrolled by police officers who are trained and ready to detain, handcuff, and arrest students. After being...

At Top Magazines, Black Representation Remains a Work in Progress

At Top Magazines, Black Representation Remains a Work in Progress

By Jessica Testa—Sept. 2, 2021 On the last Friday morning in August, the website for Harper’s Bazaar magazine led with an image of a Black model smiling widely in an Hermès gown, her hair in dreadlocks. Beneath that was a portrait of Lil Nas X and, just below it, an...