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A consideration of race
April 26th, 2014
10:56 AM ET

A consideration of race

By Deena Zaru

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action renewed debate about the right of states to act on the issue and whether a public university's consideration of race in admissions is constitutional.

Whether one considers affirmative action just and necessary or a form of discrimination, there are undeniable educational disparities in the United States based on race and socioeconomic status.


Filed under: SCOTUS • State of the Union