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Will the Supreme Court Reaffirm Affirmative Action?

Laura Flanders discusses the Fisher v. University of Texas affirmative action case with Kimberlu00e9 Crenshaw and Luke Harris.

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Last month, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Fisher v. University of Texas, which challenges the constitutionality of race-based affirmative action. In 2003, the court decided that race could be considered a factor in college admissions; we’re waiting to find out how today’s more conservative court will rule on the issue. In the meantime, Laura Flanders talks with Kimberlé Crenshaw and Luke Harris, co-founders of the African American Policy Forum, about the case, the precedents, the potential outcomes, their personal stories, and why they believe we still need race-based affirmative action.

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