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Michigan Affirmative Action

Supreme Court Agrees With Michigan Voters: Affirmative Action Must Remain for Whites Only

Koritha Mitchell | Posted 06.23.2014 | Black Voices
Koritha Mitchell

American discourse demands that no one notice that being white gives people unearned advantages. It is long past time to admit that dominant groups do not prevail because their members are so exemplary but because the system is set up to ensure that they win even when they are mediocre.

Sonia Sotomayor Delivers Blistering Dissent Against Affirmative Action Ban

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.22.2014 | Politics

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action Tuesday, but not without a blistering dissent from Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Sotomayor...

How Americans Feel About Affirmative Action Policies

The Huffington Post | Stephen Calabria | Posted 04.22.2014 | College

A wide majority of Americans support affirmative action programs on college campuses, according to a poll published Tuesday by the Pew Research Center...

Black Student Holds Protest After Getting Rejected From Top University

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 08.08.2014 | Black Voices

Brooke Kimbrough, a 17-year-old high school senior, always dreamed of attending the University of Michigan. But when she received her rejection let...

Will Affirmative Action Ban Stay?

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2013 | College

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) - In a potential boost to opponents of affirmative action, the conservative majority o...

The Truth About Affirmative Action Cases and College Admissions

Kat Cohen | Posted 08.11.2013 | College
Kat Cohen

Fisher v. University of Texas-Austin and Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, could have the most groundbreaking rulings regarding affirmative action in higher education to date. These cases have the potential to set a new precedent for how applicants are evaluated in the admissions process.