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… I think Racial Preferences may be Dead [#college admissions]….

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,December 17th,2015

.. if the arguments at SCOTUS are any indication , I believe that this case means that racial preferences are a dead issue

.. the battle over racial preferences in college admissions has been a lengthy one . It has extended for more than 65 years . More recently , Greuzer v. University of Michigan gave a limited exemption for undergraduate college admission . Except that it was only for a short period of time ..

.. Nor is this case new , either . Fisher v. Univ. of Texas worked its was up to SCOTUS in 2013 . No , back then I did not take a position on it ., at the time . Well , I am going to do so now ..

.. [h/t —]..
.. [link] to the blog post ..

.. I have never liked racial preferences . No , I have not been directly been affected by them , not at any time . But a family member of mine [my sister] has been by this stuff . She has been affected several times by racial preferences throughout her teaching career . ..

.. No , she does not like them , either . She believes in the fundamental fairness of competing on merit , not on a statistic . You should not be preferred due to the colour of your skin …


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