New poll reveals a generational divide among Black Americans on overturning affirmative action in higher education

Written by on January 22, 2024

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Black adults views on last year’s Supreme Court ruling that colleges and universities can no longer take race into consideration as a specific basis in granting admissions are split.


While a majority of Americans of all races see the end of affirmative action as “mostly a good thing,” there is a generational split among Black adults over the impact on higher education and their racial group . . .

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