The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld an affirmative action program at the University of Texas that takes an applicant’s race into account when considering college admission.
The U.S. Supreme Court could invalidate the use of racial discrimination or preferences in public college and university admissions after it hears a case Tuesday.
A Democratic state representative from Minnesota attacked Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with racially charged language on Tuesday after Thomas joined a majority of justices in striking down a portion of the Voting Rights Act.
Supporters of affirmative action breathed a sigh of relief on Monday as the U.S. Supreme Court avoided a major ruling in a closely watched case on the racial admissions policy at the University of Texas by sending the case back to a lower court.
Support for affirmative action programs has hit record lows among Americans, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.
Ward Connerly says the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas may help kill racial preferences once and for all.