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Story Highlights Two in three Americans say the Supreme Court’s decision is “mostly a good thing” Black adults are split on whether the decision is good (52%) or bad (48%) 48% of Black prospective students say it impacts which schools they apply to WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Gallup Center on Black […]

CNN  —  Lynijah Russell debated the opening lines of her video application to Brown University for weeks before deciding to be as candid about her identity as possible. “Hi Brown! My name is Lynijah, and I am a Black girl in STEM,” she says in the application’s opening line.

FILE – A view of the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., May 2, 2019. West Point was sued in federal court on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2023, for using race and ethnicity as factors in admissions by the same group behind the lawsuit that resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court striking down affirmative […]

The term “affirmative action” has a long history in the United States. One early reference appears in an executive order that President John F. Kennedy signed in 1961, directing federal contractors to “take affirmative action” to prevent discrimination against job applicants and employees on the basis of race or other factors. Today, affirmative action generally […]

25 Sep 2023 Black Conservatives Join Legal Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Case Against Racist Admissions Practice at Elite Northern Virginia STEM School Washington, D.C. – To hold the Fairfax County School Board accountable for racist admissions practices at the elite Thomas Jefferson High School in Northern Virginia and clarify the constitutional rights […]

The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to weigh in on a high school admissions policy that parents believe is discriminatory. On Monday (August 21), a group called Coalition for TJ, which includes Asian Americans filed a petition seeking the court to decide if Alexandria, Va., charter school Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and […]

A parents group backed by a conservative legal organization asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to consider whether an admissions policy aimed at diversifying an elite Virginia high school is racially discriminatory. The case over how students are selected to attend Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology came to the court two […]

By Nate Raymond (Reuters) – A parents group backed by a conservative legal organization asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to consider whether an admissions policy aimed at diversifying an elite Virginia high school is racially discriminatory. The case over how students are selected to attend Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology […]

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Harvard University was accused by minority groups of violating federal law by giving preferential treatment in the admissions process to children of alumni and wealthy donors, days after the US Supreme Court struck down the use of race-based affirmative action policies. The long-standing practice flouts a provision of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that […]


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