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Abigail Fisher’s grievance with University of Texas’ affirmative action policy has been circulating the courts since 2008. The Supreme Court has agreed to review case once again — this time, according to Business Insider, it could be the death of affirmative action. During the first review of the case in 2013, Supreme Court justices decided to keep affirmative action programs in tact, but subjected the policies to “strict scrutiny.” “Strict scrutiny does not permit a court to accept a school’s assertion that its admissions process uses race in a permissible way without closely examining how the process works in practice…” The New York Times said, quoting Justice Anthony M. Kennedy.


Tanya Fields Is Tackling Racial & Social Injustice With Urban Farming

For Tanya Fields, urban farming has become the most effective tool to tackle racial, social and economic justice. Tired of the lack of affordable, healthy food in her South Bronx neighborhood, Tanya Fields, executive director of the BLK Projek, recently built Libertad Urban Farm, a 4,500 square foot farm located at 972 Stentson St., in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. Before this endeavor, Fields says community members had limited access to healthy, affordable food… “To access affordable, quality food, people have to actively travel to wealthier, areas of New York…not to mention that money is being spent in other areas, when we could be spending it in our own neighborhood…”


Plies Accused Of Holding White Guys Hostage, Just A Rap Video

Rapper and prolific Twitter user Plies was accused of holding a couple of white boys hostage according to a 911 call. Calm down folks, it was just a rap video. Reports TMZ: Cops were called to the St. Cloud home of Mike Busey (Gary’s nephew, aka the white guy) after a passerby saw what he thought was a hostage situation. Someone called 911, saying 2 black males with assault rifles were holding a white male hostage. Deputies rolled up with sirens blazing, then discovered the guns were unloaded and the only thing the guys were shooting was a music video.


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  • Katy Perry Is Highest-Paid Female Celeb With $135 Million Annual Paycheck [StarPulse]


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