civil rights

The closely watched lawsuit against Harvard University (Mass.)’s “holistic” admissions practices could endanger decades of precedent of that allow the use of race in college admissions, especially with President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. ...

An Emory School of Law professor is under investigation after he said a racial slur in a class lecture to first-year law students. The University is reviewing an incident in which Professor Paul J. Zwier II used the N-word on ...

Hamilton fans are dreaming of Lin Manuel Miranda’s Moana earning him an Oscar to complete the entertainment grand slam —  Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony, or EGOT. Film aficionados are anxiously awaiting the moment Moonlight or La La Land is ...

Days after he testified before the U.S. Senate that President-elect Donald J. Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general Sen. Jefferson Sessions (R-Ala.) is unfit to be appointed to the Cabinet position, NAACP President and CEO Cornell William Brooks lectured at ...

“I found it,” College junior Ellie Studdard said in disbelief. Studdard had just uncovered the gravesite of Isaiah Nixon — a man shot and killed for exercising his right to vote in the 1948 Georgia Democratic primary election — and she ...

Last week, scores of students gathered for a protest in solidarity with black students at Mizzou and Yale. College senior Casidy Campbell read a list of demands, which was given to Senior Vice President and Dean of Campus Life Ajay ...

I’ve been struggling this past week with how best to respond to and show my support for the movements going on at the University of Missouri, Yale and other colleges across the country. My Facebook feed has been inundated with ...

In 1962, the Emory University School of Law won a Georgia Supreme Court case overturning segregation measures in private schools, allowing them to admit students of color without losing the School’s tax-exempt status. More than 50 years later, another development ...

Last Monday, College sophomore Andrew Alter responded to a piece that I wrote two weeks ago about Netanyahu and the recent Israeli election. I liked Alter’s article. It was intelligently and clearly written, and I learned from it. And moreover, I ...