Civil Rights Leaders: Supreme Court Michigan Ruling a Step Backward

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

Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus

"Since Proposal 2 took effect, African-American enrollment at the University of Michigan’s undergraduate and law schools has declined by 30 percent, and students of color have decried the tense racial climate on campus. Today’s ruling sets a dangerous precedent and will unlikely help either of these issues move in a more positive direction." 

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