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Civil Rights

Jun. 11, 2024

The future of discrimination in unions with BIPOC representation

A white teacher in Sacramento County has sued his union for reserving one seat on its governing board for a non-white member, and highlights the controversy surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) policies. The constitutional solution appears to be clear - with more than enough qualified candidates of color to make race-based determinations obsolete.

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A white teacher in Sacramento County has sued his union for reserving one seat on its governing board for a non-white member.

There are appropriate instances where diversity is necessary versus acts that fall in line with blatant discrimination. The line between the promotion of diversity and discrimination are becoming more widespread in courts across California.

Isaac Newman, a high school social science teac...

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