June 17, 2013
In the coming days, the Supreme Court is expected to rule in a potentially landmark case on the constitutionality of affirmative action. The original lawsuit was filed on behalf of Abigail Fisher, a woman who claims that she was denied admission to the University of Texas because she is white. But study after study shows that affirmative action helps white women as much or even more than it helps men and women of color. Ironically, Fisher is exactly the kind of person affirmative actions most helps in America today.
Read more: http://ideas.time.com/2013/06/17/affirmative-action-has-helped-white-women-more-than-anyone/#ixzz2WbFHaJfX