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Supreme Court to rule, again, on college admissions

Does affirmative action in college admissions make sense? Does it help students, universities, or society at all?

A Black woman now sits on the Supreme Court

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson takes her role as an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, beginning a high-profile term.

Supreme Court upholds race-conscious admissions

In a somewhat surprising decision, the Supreme Court upheld race-conscious admissions decisions at the Univ. of Texas.

Nat’l Assoc. of Basketball Coaches files amicus brief in affirmative action...

The National Association of Basketball Coaches has filed an amicus ("friend of the Court") brief with the US Supreme Court in the case of a white girl who was denied admission to the University of Texas, Austin, but says she was more qualified than many of the African-American students who were admitted, because the university uses race as one of the factors in deciding admission.