Piscataway / Affirmative Action

GUESTS: Yvonne Scruggs-Leftwich Executive Director, Black Leadership Forum, Inc. Abigail Thernstrom Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute Co-author, America in Black and White: One Nation, Indivisible (Simon Schuster, 1997) Jerry Mahoney President Board of Education Piscataway, NJ One of the most important Supreme Court cases on affirmative action will likely be dismissed. That's because the Piscataway, New Jersey school board and a coalition of civil rights groups will pay an out-of-court settlement to a white teacher who claims she was laid off so that a black teacher could be kept on. Join Ray Suarez for a talk about the Piscataway settlement and how it'll affect future affirmative action suits.



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