Diversity and Justice For All: Why Equal Opportunity for Higher Education Matters

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Last Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, concerning the constitutionality of the University of Texas at Austin’s (UT) admissions policy. In a 7-1 majority opinion, the Court ruled to preserve the principle that universities may consider racial and ethnic diversity as one factor among many […]

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Eventcast: Dr. Wilhelmina Leigh on Modernizing Social Security for Communities of Color

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Dr. Wilhelmina Leigh, Senior Research Associate at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, on social security reform and how it impact communities of color at a Capitol Hill briefing titled “What’s at Stake? Proposed Deficit Reduction Measures Affecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and the Impact on Communities of Color”.

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