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Racial Preferences (United States)

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New "disparate impact" home-lending regulation will wreak havoc in credit markets

"Virtually every lender in the United States could be sued for using non-discriminatory credit standards simply because variations in economic and credit characteristics produce different credit outcomes among racial and ethnic groups."

Education Department Using Civil Rights Law to Get More Black Students Into AP Classes

African-American high school students were underrepresented in AP and higher level courses, including in all higher level mathematics courses, particularly in calculus and statistics courses.

HUD's New 'Fair Housing' Rule Establishes Diversity Data for Every Neighborhood in U.S.

According to HUD, long-term solutions include "helping people gain access to different neighborhoods and channeling investments into under-served areas." The mapping tool may guide development and zoning decisions, for example.

Obama Administration is Pursuing "Disparate Impact" Policies and Creating a Racial-Preferences Juggernaut

His remedy short of new affirmative-action legislation is to sue financial companies, schools and employers based on "disparate impact" complaints a stealthy way to achieve racial preferences, opposed 2 to 1 by Americans. Under this broad interpretation of civil-rights law, virtually any organization can be held liable for race bias if it maintains a policy that negatively impacts one racial group more than another even if it has no racist motive and applies the policy evenly across all groups.

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