NAACP URGED TO REJECT ITS EX-CHAIR’S CALL FOR “VIEWPOINT DISCRIMINATION” BY IRS

NYCRC | May 21st, 2013 | Posted in Latest News

The NAACP was urged by our executive director to reject its Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond’s call for “viewpoint discrimination” by the Internal Revenue Service when it considers the applications of ideologically conservative groups (like Tea-Party-affiliated organizations) seeking ...>>Readmore

STOP, QUESTION AND FRISK….

NYCRC | April 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Latest News

  The circumstances of a legitimate, lawful stop and frisk by police officers is still a contentious issue in New York City. The media have not all been responsible much less factual and accurate in their reporting and editorials on the topic. For instance, the New York Post recently editor...>>Readmore

MSNBC HAS “A ‘RACE’ PROBLEM,” NETWORK EXECS TOLD

NYCRC | April 2nd, 2013 | Posted in blogroll, Latest News

When we wrote to the brass at NBC/MSNBC, including to the Chairman of Comcast, the corporate owner of NBC, we got a prompt reply from the executive producer of the Morning Joe show, on which two compensated MSNBC pundits had accused critics of Mayor Bloomberg of harboring anti-Semitic feelings. The ...>>Readmore

FULL TEXT: OUR OPEN LETTER TO THE BRASS AT MSNBC/COMCAST REGARDING THE RACE-BAITING OF THE NETWORK’S COMPENSATED-PUNDITS

admin | March 26th, 2013 | Posted in Latest News

March 26, 2013… In an open letter to MSNBC TV executives, including to its owner’s Comcast Corporation we have complained of race-baiting antics of its compensated-pundits. NYCRC Executive Director Michael Meyers addressed his letter, dated and e-mailed yesterday, to Comcast Chairman...>>Readmore

What Can We Expect From The Next Mayor of NYC?

NYCRC | March 20th, 2013 | Posted in Latest News

  At a forum last night (March 19th) at Brooklyn’s St. Francis College, our executive director joined fellow panelists John Avlon of CNN, Michael Powell, columnist for the New York Times, Maggie Haberman, writer for Politico, and Harry Siegel, an editor at the Daily Beast, for a discussio...>>Readmore

PRESS REPORTS: Feds “OK” Special Ed Programs for Black Students in College

NYCRC | March 20th, 2013 | Posted in Latest News

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, December 10, 2012 Education Dept. Clears Minority Programs of Discrimination at Colleges in 3 States By Peter Schmidt Washington The Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has scrapped long-running investigations of programs for minority students ...>>Readmore

U.S. EDUCATION SECRETARY ACCUSED OF COMPLICITY WITH “IDENTITY POLITICS”; FAULTED FOR “PATERNALISTIC” AND “UNPRINCIPLED” CIVIL RIGHTS LAW ENFORCEMENT

admin | August 20th, 2012 | Posted in Latest News

  In a strongly worded letter to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, sent first-class and via e-mail,  the New York Civil Rights Coalition’s executive director, Michael Meyers, accuses Secretary Duncan of complicity with “identity politics” and of aiding President Obama’s retreat...>>Readmore

PROBE: Is NYC Public School Favoring Asians Over Blacks and Hispanics?

admin | July 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Latest News

The Shuang Wen Academy, located in Manhattan’s District 1 in the Lower East Side, has been in turmoil since 2010, when controversy arose over after-school tuition fees and more. Of special interest to us were allegations of violations in its school lottery procedures, which favored Asian child...>>Readmore

NY Mayor Bloomberg’s Discriminatory Public – Private Initiative on Black Males.

admin | April 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Latest News

Originally published in the Huffington Post. By Michael Meyers I do not like the mayor’s announced “Young Men’s Initiative” — a $127-million “public-private partnership” that throws big bucks at rescuing black and Latino males, they who are disproportionatel...>>Readmore

Racial Politics and the Non-White Vassals of White Politicians

admin | April 21st, 2012 | Posted in Latest News

This article originally appeared in the Huffington Post. By Michael Meyers I am cussin’ every time I turn on the TV and hear liberal pundits accuse the GOP Presidential candidates of outright racism and of the use of racial code words. It’s as if we’re existing in a pre-civil right...>>Readmore