Affirmative Action

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, left, talks with Sen. Ed Hernandez, D-Covina at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California bill reignites affirmative action fight

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that […]

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial […]

04/22/2014