TODAY   |  October 15, 2013

Court will review Michigan ban on affirmative action

The Supreme Court will focus on the 2006 voter-approved amendment to the state’s constitution which prohibits colleges and universities from considering race as a factor during admissions.

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>>> today whether a michigan ban on affirmative action is discriminatory. it focuses on a 2006 voter approved amendment prohibiting universities from using race as a factor during admission. following the law, african american and latino enrollment declined. now several civil rights organizations are challenging the ban.