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Pence Says There Is No Racial Inequality In Education

Mike Pence

Former Vice President Mike Pence has expressed his support for the Supreme Court’s decision to reduce affirmative action programs in colleges and universities nationwide. He believes that there is no longer racial inequality in America’s education system and that affirmative action is no longer necessary. “I really don’t believe there …

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Progressives Vow Higher Ed, Court Reforms After ‘Devastating’ Affirmative Action Ruling

Sen. Ed Markey

Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams In the wake of Thursday’s annihilation of affirmative action by the Supreme Court’s right-wing supermajority in a pair of highly anticipated rulings, progressive U.S. lawmakers and other advocates committed to “fighting back” by reforming higher education—and the judiciary itself. Responding to the high court’s 6-3 ruling …

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The Supreme Court Is Back In Session, With New Controversial Cases That Stand To Change Many Americans’ Lives – Here’s What To Expect

Supreme Court

Morgan Marietta, UMass Lowell Following a dramatic year of controversial rulings, the Supreme Court begins hearing new cases on Oct. 3, 2022, with a full agenda. The court overturned abortion rights and expanded gun rights in June 2022 as the new conservative supermajority began to exert its influence. Some of …

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U.S. House Democrats File Brief In College Affirmative Action Case


Ariana Figueroa, Ohio Capital Journal U.S. House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott of Virginia has filed a brief along with 64 other House Democrats urging the Supreme Court to uphold the role that race plays in college admission policies at Harvard University and the University of North Carolina. “Narrowly tailored admissions policies …

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