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‘Dismayed,’ ‘Disappointed,’ & ‘Troubled’: 35 of America’s Top 50 Universities Condemn SCOTUS Decision Banning Racial Preference Practices

In the days following last week’s Supreme Court ruling that prohibits colleges and universities from judging prospective students’ applications based on race, 35 of America’s top 50 institutions released statements of condemnation. CLICK HERE to explore the interactive data table Most of the statements expressed disappointment and argued that the Supreme Court is “turning back […]

Landmark Supreme Court Decision Strikes Down Racial Preferences in College Admissions

The Supreme Court released a landmark decision Thursday morning banning race-based college admissions policies. This decision marks a significant milestone in the pursuit of providing equal opportunities for all, regardless of race or ethnicity. “For generations, YAF has been 100% consistent and unwavering in our support of the words carved into the façade of the […]

‘Christian’ Wesleyan University to Cover Abortion Related Expenses Beginning in August

By Jack Watkins Beginning in Fall 2023, Wesleyan University will cover a variety of abortion-related costs for students, despite its proclaimed Christian identity and affiliation with the Methodist Church. Student tuition dollars will be spent for the purposes of providing transportation to and from a clinic, housing assistance, and obtaining post-abortion drugs and contraceptives. The […]

Chicago Area High School to Keep Segregated Lunch Spaces for ‘LGBTQIA+,’ Black Students

Evanston Township High School will permanently continue a program that designates an “LGBTQIA+ lunch space” for students, according to the minutes of a recent school board meeting highlighting the district’s “social consciousness” agenda. The segregated lunch space for “queer” students, coined “Qrunch,” was held each Tuesday and Thursday during a trial period last semester, a […]

California’s Reparations Committee Owes the Reagan Family an Apology

By Dr. Paul Kengor             This article originally appeared in The American Spectator on May 16, 2023. [pullquote]The president did not coin “welfare queen” — the liberal media did.[/pullquote]   “As California Governor (1967-1975), Ronald Reagan coined the term ‘welfare queen’ as racist coding,” claims the official report of the formal state of California […]

Leftist Dominance and Segregated Ceremonies: New YAF Studies Expose Disturbing Trends in University Commencements

          In two groundbreaking studies, Young America’s Foundation has uncovered concerning patterns within commencement ceremonies at the top 100 colleges and universities in the United States. The studies, which examined the political ideologies of speakers and the prevalence of segregated graduation ceremonies, shed light on the ideological landscape and inclusivity within […]

Privileged UChicago Students Demand University Pay $1 Billion in Reparations

A leftist student activism group at the University of Chicago is calling on the institution to dole out $1 billion in reparations to residents of neighborhoods surrounding the university. “No amount of money will ever equate to all that has been lost and stolen from Black South Side residents over generations, but it’s vital that […]

Penn State Invites Antisemitic Leftist to Lead Racial Equity Workshop

The Gender Equity Center and student government at Penn State University invited Feminista Jones, a known antisemite, to lead a workshop this evening on campus. The “sex-positive” author of Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from Tweets to the Streets has an extensive history of sharing her antisemitic thoughts on Twitter. […]

‘Capitalism Has to Fall’: Leftist Life Coach & Educator Invited to Speak at Wheaton College Goes on Bizarre Rant Against Police, In Favor of Communism

Asiatu Lawoyin, who describes herself as a “multiply-marginalized, black, queer, agender, autigender, neurodivergent life coach and educator,” advocated for “reparations in the sense of [the] restructuring of society as a whole in every fucking aspect” during a Monday evening Zoom lecture for students at Wheaton College in Massachusetts. The lecture was hosted by the Office […]

Leftist Faculty Outraged by College Board’s Decision to Tone Down CRT, ‘Queer’ Content in AP African American Studies Course

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis achieved another major victory in the fight against the Left’s control and influence over higher education. On Wednesday, only two weeks after DeSantis banned the leftist-inspired AP African American Studies course from the state’s high schools, the College Board announced revisions to the course curriculum that dial back many of the […]

DeSantis to Defund DEI Indoctrination in Higher Education

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will completely eliminate funding for “DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) bureaucracies” within the state’s public colleges and universities, he announced during a press conference Tuesday morning. Governor DeSantis Announces Reforms for Florida’s Higher Education https://t.co/4sLMh6PfUK — Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) January 31, 2023 “What is the purpose of higher education?” he asked. […]

Boston University Professor Creates ‘Racism Denial Response Guide’

By Sophia Corso Boston University clinical associate professor Phillipe Copeland recently created a “racism denial response guide” that smears those who make statements such as “I don’t see race” as deniers of racism and gives guidance on how to initiate and fuel divisive confrontations over the matter.  In a piece published in the Emancipator, a […]

Leftist Professors Upset By Florida’s New Transparency in DEI, CRT Spending Mandate

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently shared a memo requiring all public colleges and universities in his state to disclose annual spending on programming and staff related to promoting critical race theory and diversity, equity, and inclusion. According to a memo released by the state Wednesday afternoon, institutions will be required to provide a description and […]

Supreme Court Likely to End Racial Discrimination in College Admissions Process

By Jaryn Crouson The Supreme Court suggested Monday that racially-based college admission practices and policies may violate the 14th Amendment. The cases in question come from Harvard and the University of North Carolina and arrived at the Supreme Court years after they began. The argument in both cases centers around whether race can be seen […]

College Calls Off Plans for Segregated Career Program After Prof Calls Them Out

By: Alexandra Leung Ithaca College called off plans for a racially segregated program for middle and high school students just one day after a federal discrimination complaint was filed, according to a report by the College Fix. The “Project Access” program aimed to attract BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color) students in grades 6-12 […]

‘May Her Pain Be Excruciating’: Professor on Queen Elizabeth’s Passing

A professor at Carnegie Mellon University wished Queen Elizabeth II “excruciating” pain in her passing, according to a tweet posted online. “I heard the chief monarch of a thieving raping genocidal empire is finally dying. May her pain be excruciating,”Uju Anya wrote in a since-removed tweet shortly before the death of the Queen. The professor […]

UC Davis Professor Assigns ‘White Privilege Checklist,’ Warns It May be ‘Triggering’

By: Haylee Fishburn A professor at a college in California assigned a “white privilege checklist” to her students, while warning them that the language might be “triggering” to some, according to a tip submitted to Young America’s Foundation Campus Bias Tipline. Assistant professor Faheemah N. Mustafaa of UC Davis’ English department taught on “White Racial […]

YAF Backs Congressman Burgess Owens on Pushing Back Against Critical Race Theory

It is no surprise that freshman Congressman Burgess Owens is speaking out against the Biden Administration’s radical overreach to implement Critical Race Theory (CRT) in America’s education through two resolutions in the House of Representatives. Owens has been speaking to Young America’s Foundation student activists since 2017. as part of YAF’s robust campus lecture series, […]

Vince Everett Ellison

Vince Everett Ellison was born on a cotton plantation in Haywood County, Tennessee. His parents at that time were sharecroppers. Through hard work and a belief in Jesus Christ, his parents pulled him and his seven siblings out of poverty. His family started the Ellison Family Gospel singing group, where Vince sang and played multiple […]

Jennifer Stefano

Jennifer Stefano is the Chief Strategist and Vice President at the Commonwealth Foundation. She oversees development, communications and long-term strategic planning. Prior to joining the Commonwealth Foundation, Jennifer served in numerous leadership roles at Americans for Prosperity and Americans for Prosperity Foundation. The Emmy-nominated former TV reporter and anchor spent most of her career in […]

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