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'Whites Only' Scholarship Protests Affirmative Action

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'Whites Only' Scholarship Protests Affirmative Action

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'Whites Only' Scholarship Protests Affirmative Action

'Whites Only' Scholarship Protests Affirmative Action

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The U.S. Supreme Court's decision last year to uphold race as a factor for consideration in college admissions has not ended legal challenges to minority recruiting, nor has it quieted fractious campus debate over the issue. At Roger Williams University in Rhode Island, a student group offered a "whites only" scholarship to protest affirmative action. NPR's Tavis Smiley speaks with Roger Williams University president Roy Nirschel.