Monday, June 10, 2013

Court set to rule on race in college admissions

By Bill Mears, CNN Supreme Court Producer
updated 11:22 AM EDT, Sun June 9, 2013
(CNN) -- Heman Marion Sweatt and Abigail Noel Fisher both wanted to attend the University of Texas at Austin, and both claimed race was a primary reason for their rejection.
They filed civil rights lawsuits and the Supreme Court ultimately agreed to hear their appeals, filed more than a half-century apart.

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