Justices Take On Affirmative Action Case
Author:Jean Marie Brown
February 20, 2012
The Supreme Court has agreed to revisit affirmative action. The case revolves around a white student who was denied admission at the University of Texas.
- HuffPost: Supreme Court To Revisit Affirmative Action In University Of Texas Case
- The Daily Beast: Cheat Sheets Must Reads From All Over
- Slate: What Obama Should Say About the Texas Affirmative Action Casel
In other news, Chris and RiRi . . .
The Huffington Post looks at the best paid athletes . . . The Daily Beast dishes on dates for Jeremy Lin . . . HuffPost links to the Stylelist’s post on Kanye wearing women’s wear at London fashion week.
Another point of view . . .
The Root explains how groups like ColorofChange.org fought against Pat Buchanan . . .
George Derek Musgrave examines the treatment of black officials in the post-civil rights era.
The Grio wonders where all the black models are.
Comcast’s plans for a Latino-themed children’s channel is touted on Mario Wire . . . And, Don King is KO’d for using a slur against Mexicans.
On the campaign trail . . .
Santorum is rising in the polls . . . Mitt Romney is burning through his campaign cash . . . Ron Paul could learn a few things from Jesse Jackson . . . And, Latino Mormons aren’t backing Romney.
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