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Supreme Court taking up affirmative action again

He was denied admission to the University of Texas. He claims it’s because he’s white. Pushed aside because of affirmative action. Now the Supreme Court will hear his challenge to the law designed to give minorities an equal footing in the United States. A 2003 challenge to affirmative  action at the University of Michigan failed.
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