Civil Rights Leaders: Supreme Court Michigan Ruling a Step Backward

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  • Hilary Shelton
  • Frederica Wilson
  • Bennie Thompson
  • Jon Greenbaum
  • Wade Henderson
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Marcia Fudge
  • Lorraine Miller

Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Mississippi)

"I am disappointed by the Supreme Court’s decision.  Today’s ruling will undo many gains of the last 50 years and will directly undermine the long accepted standard that colleges and universities have a compelling interest in obtaining the educational benefits that come from a diverse student population."

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