Affirmative Action: Is It Still Necessary?

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Boyce Watkins, assistant professor, Syracuse University
Linda Chavez, chair, Center for Equal Opportunity

In a 2003 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to uphold affirmative action and said it expected that in 25 years, "the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary." The court will hear a case involving race-conscious admissions at the University of Texas in the fall.

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