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On All In with Chris Hayes, Sherrilyn Ifill Looks to Baltimore's Future in the Aftermath of Freddie Gray's Death12/12/15
Back to Baltimore: What is next
Long-time resident Sherrilyn Ifill, President of the [NAACP Legal Defense Fund,] and author D. Watkins, who grew up in Baltimore, talk with Chris Hayes about how the city can move forward, even as the trials begin for the six police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray.
Rachel Kleinman Talks with Salon on the Affirmative Action Case before the Supreme Court for a Second Time12/11/15
“Extremely inappropriate”: The Supreme Court and the sneaky plot to kill affirmative action
Holding that diversity can be a compelling interest that a university can [constitutionally] pursue. That was very encouraging, and we thought that as far as this case went that would be the end of the road. The fact that it’s been taken up again is certainly alarming. It definitely indicates that [some on the Court believe] its work was not done first time around.
President Obama Signs Into Law a Rewrite of No Child Left Behind
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Today, the Senate passed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) by a vote of 85 to 12, assuring the bill's advancement to President Obama for his signature.