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.

Black Real Estate Agent and Clients Handcuffed at House Viewing

Black Real Estate Agent and Clients Handcuffed at House Viewing

By Alyssa Lukpat and Eduardo Medina—Aug. 8, 2021 The house on Sharon Avenue in Wyoming, Mich., was supposed to be another option for Eric Brown, a real estate agent, to show to his client. Instead, the visit to the property became one of the most traumatic experiences...

Watch a Never-Before-Aired James Baldwin Interview From 1979

Watch a Never-Before-Aired James Baldwin Interview From 1979

By Adrienne Westenfeld—June 15, 2021 In 1979, up-and-coming television producer Joseph Lovett scored the opportunity of a lifetime. Just a few months into his stint at 20/20, ABC’s upstart television news magazine, Lovett was assigned a profile of James Baldwin,...