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.

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

New Lavender Book App Will Map Safe Spaces for Black Queer People

By Jo Yurcaba—May 17, 2021 Black LGBTQ people face an increased risk of violence and harassment. A new app hopes to help change that. David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition, said Black queer and trans people have to worry about things...

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

Race in the Ranks: Investigating Racial Bias in the U.S. Military

By David Martin—March 21, 2021 More than 70 years after the armed services were integrated, it is still a fact of life in the U.S. military that African Americans are more likely to be disciplined and less likely to be promoted than Whites. Even the most successful...