The Unheavenly Urban Philosopher
- LA story. Widgery, David // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/20/92, Vol. 304 Issue 6842, p1638
Re-examines public policy in the United States. Overview of the upsurge of black America in the civil rights movement; Aims of public policy; Effect of the political framework on the social problems.
- ANNALS OF POLITICS: JUSTICE. // New Yorker;11/22/1969, Vol. 45 Issue 40, p61
The article focuses on the political problems faced by President Lyndon Baines Johnson at the time of the 1968 U.S. Presidential election. Although Johnson was not running for re-election, he was troubled by some of the same fears that had beset Abraham Lincoln a century before. To a great...
- The Republican way. Jones, Joyce; Smith, Eric L. // Black Enterprise;Jun96, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p38
Reports on developments pertaining to legislation affecting African-Americans. Unveiling of an anti-poverty package of reforms by Congressman J.C. Watts; `HUBZone Act of 1996'; Hearings by the House Committee on Small Business. INSET: Legislative log, by J.J..
- Race and prosecution expenditures. Cameron, Samuel // Review of Black Political Economy;Summer90, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p79
Reveals that higher proportions of blacks were associated with lower per capita prosecution expenditures across the states of the United States for the year 1980. Issue of discrimination; Historical and economic determinants of prosecution expenditures.
- Welfare reform advocates look to Senate. Hodge, Sharon Brooks // New York Amsterdam News;10/31/2002, Vol. 93 Issue 44, p4
Reports on dissatisfaction among women, African-Americans and latino groups regarding a law to put lifetime limits of support and severe restrictions on immigrants. Problems faced by immigrants; Organizations lobbying against the law; Purpose of Workfare program.
- Tell us something we didn't already know: The corruption of disadvantaged business enterprise programs in Minneapolis. EDWARDS, RON // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;11/24/2011, Vol. 78 Issue 17, p3
The author commends the "Star Tribune" newspaper in Minneapolis, Minnesota for scrutinizing the issue of how fairness, justice and equality of opportunity for African Americans has been sidestepped by politicians in favor of laws, statutes and rules benefiting other groups.
- Detroit City Council, HP get ready for new year. // Michigan Citizen;1/13/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 10, pA6
The author reflects on the approaches of Detroit, Michigan City Mayor Have Bing toward African American communities and tax policies for residents of Highland Park (HP) which were indicative of disrespect, unjust and unfair assessment for African American residents.
- Affirmative Action Extend It. CHRISMAN, ROBERT // Black Scholar;Fall2013, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p71
A reprint of the article "Affirmative Action" by Robert Chrisman, originally published in the Summer 1995 edition of the periodical "The Black Scholar," is presented The author discusses the public policy known as affirmative action and argues for its extension. He discusses terms such as racial...
- Bid Whist, Tonk and United States v. Fordice: Why Integrationism Fails African--Americans Again. Johnson Jr., Alex M. // California Law Review;Dec93, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p1401
The seminal race relations issue in U.S. society today is how to promote successful integration while respecting the differences that still separate the races. The author examines this problem through the lens of United States v. Fordice. In Fordice, the Supreme Court found discrimination in...