Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Reversing Affirmative Action Would Send Us Backwards on Race

The Supreme Court must support the goal of a racially integrated society

By Lee Bollinger, TIME

When the Supreme Court revisits affirmative action in Fisher v. University of Texas on Dec. 9, the legalistic discussion of narrowly tailored means and race-neutral alternatives will obscure a more basic question: Do the searing events and protests that began in Ferguson, Mo., and continue to echo across the country leave any doubt about how far we have to go to overcome racial discrimination and to achieve a truly integrated society?

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