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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

A federal judge in Ohio last week dismissed a closely watched case filed by America First Legal, the anti-diversity, equity and inclusion group founded by former Trump White House senior adviser Stephen Miller.



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... Why it matters: The decision seems like a victory for corporate DEI initiatives, but Miller and his allies still appear to be winning the broader war against these programs.

Catch up fast: America First's client, Nathan Roberts, a white man who owns a trucking business in Ohio, filed the suit last year over a small business grant program focused on Black trucking entrepreneurs, sponsored by Progressive Insurance and administered by a fintech called Hello Alice.

- - - Roberts said in the suit he would have qualified for the grant but was blocked because he's white. He asserted that violated a Civil War-era law that prohibits racial discrimination in the making and enforcing of contracts. (The law was meant to ensure former enslaved people's economic rights.)

- - - America First, the American Alliance for Equal Rights (the group that helped overturn affirmative action in universities), and an organization called Do No Harm have filed several suits under this law " including ones against Pfizer and Morgan Stanley, as well as a few big law firms. ...

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2024-05-29 02:13 PM | Reply

What I find most curious about this lawsuit is ...

Where was the complaining by whites when systemic racism awarded them with a bias towards hiring them?

#2 | Posted by LampLighter at 2024-05-29 07:23 PM | Reply

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