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FEATURE: Ban on affirmative action in Michigan Upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

The Supreme Court decided 6-2 to support a ban on affirmative action in college admissions in Michigan. What's the deal Michigan? Is institutional racism suddenly over? Justice Sonia Sotomayor, who is the first Latina judge on the Court, was one of only two votes (out of 6) in support of affirmative action. She said: "As members of the judiciary tasked with intervening to carry out the guarantee of equal protection, we ought not sit back and wish away, rather than confront, the racial inequality that exists in our society." (...) "without checks, democratically approved legislation can oppress minority groups". In her memoir 'My Beloved World' she had also revealed that affirmative action "opened doors" for her.
Of course Clarence Thomas voted against affirmative action. Is this Black man in denial?

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Tags: Action, Affirmative, Court, Minority, Protection, Race, Racism, Rights, Supreme, U.S.

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Comment by NAKED TRUTH on April 24, 2014 at 1:48pm

This type of crap is ridiculous the fact is, there denial when it comes to why it's still valid and i'm sorry you live in a country built on WHITE SUPREMACY you really need things in place to protect equality and as far as NAKED TRUTH is concern we still have not gotten (EQUALITY) this is what all our Music is about more of you need to be concern with alot of BIG BROTHER moves that are attacking the so called help mechanizims used by the disadvantge. PEACE oh yeah here is a clip for you

http://youtu.be/laI3zGCgrUo

Comment by BlvkNerd on April 23, 2014 at 3:48pm
I wish this article provided more background information on said topic, affirmative action is a very vast topic, and plenty morcould have been said about the matter.


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