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Kavanaugh’s views on affirmative action draw scrutiny

Kavanaugh’s views on affirmative action draw scrutinyBrett Kavanaugh's views on race and equality have become a major focus of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings.



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U.S. says it might enter Harvard affirmative action court battle

U.S. says it might enter Harvard affirmative action court battleHarvard had cited the need to protect the privacy of applicants and students as well as the inner workings of its admissions process, arguing that various documents should be initially filed under seal pending the judge’s review. The Justice Department said it opposed Harvard’s request, joining Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA), the group behind the case, which has urged the disclosure of “powerful” evidence showing Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Harvard is violating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.



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The Trump Administration Is Set to Probe College Affirmative Action for Discriminating Against White Students

The Trump Administration Is Set to Probe College Affirmative Action for Discriminating Against White StudentsA new initiative is looking into "intentional race-based discrimination"



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Trump DoJ to Attack Affirmative Action

Trump DoJ to Attack Affirmative ActionCharlie Savage, reporter for The New York Times, talks about his reporting on a memo that shows Donald Trump's Justice Department under Jeff Sessions intends to sue universities for discriminating against white people through affirmative action.



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Sessions to lead attack on affirmative action

Sessions to lead attack on affirmative actionVanita Gupta, former acting head of the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, talks with Joy-Ann Reid about the DoJ's civil rights division under Jeff Sessions and his reported intention to attack affirmative action in college admissions.



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