AFRICANGLOBE - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the practice of considering race in college admissions, rejecting a white woman's challenge to a University of Texas affirmative action program designed to boost the enrollment of minority students.
AFRICANGLOBE - A Texas judge Thursday denied a request for a temporary restraining order to prevent the University of Texas (UT) at Austin from removing a statue of former Confederate President Jefferson Davis from its campus.
AFRICANGLOBE - On Wednesday, University of Texas student Bryan Davis, who is African American, was struck by a bleach-filled balloon (bleach bombs) while he was walking to visit a friend in a neighborhood populated by UT students.
AFRICANGLOBE - In its decision last Monday on affirmative action, the Supreme Court punted. It reviewed the University of Texas affirmative action program — in which race is admittedly “a factor of a factor of a factor” in admission
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