Today's Date: August 8, 2022
Back to School: Cohen Veterans Network Supports Military Families Amid Concerns Over Mass Violence and School Shootings   •   Purchasers of New TCL Televisions in the State of California from April 24, 2016 through December 31, 2021, may be Entitled to P   •   “What I Want to Know with Kevin P. Chavous” Podcast Launches Third Season in Search of Answers to Education’s   •   Poll: Over Half of Voters of Color Oppose Government Negotiation of Drug Prices Once They Learn About Consequences for Patients   •   LIBERTY Dental Plan of New York Awards 12 Scholarships in Partnership with PENCIL   •   LIBERTY Dental Plan of New York Awards 12 Scholarships in Partnership with PENCIL   •   Florida International University leads alliance to build hospitality pipeline for underrepresented minority students and diverse   •   aspara by Growgreen Launches Back to School Smart Indoor Gardening Little Scientist Promotion in the U.S.   •   The Folded Flag Foundation Honors Our Nation's Fallen Service Members at New York Gala on Sept. 8, 2022   •   Purchasers of New TCL Televisions in the State of California from April 24, 2016 through December 31, 2021, may be Entitled to P   •   Crowley Partners with EcoVadis for a More Transparent, Sustainable Value Chain   •   Mogul Launches Nationwide Campaign Called “Build Better Boards” to Champion More Diverse Boards   •   Test Release special characters in the headline © ® ™ é ñ ü ç î ò   •   Fresno City Council Members Join Health and Safety Advocates to Oppose SB 930 - the 4 a.m. Bar Bill   •   Greenwood and Travis Hunter Sign NIL Deal and Partner to Launch the “Choose Black” Campaign   •   Boys & Girls Clubs of America Honors Extraordinary Military-Connected Teen '2022 National Military Youth of the Year'   •   Mogul Launches Nationwide Campaign Called “Build Better Boards” to Champion More Diverse Boards   •   AARP NY Thanks Senators Schumer & Gillibrand for Historic Vote Toward Real Relief on Prescription Drug Pricing   •   Greenwood and Travis Hunter Sign NIL Deal and Partner to Launch the “Choose Black” Campaign   •   Test Release special characters in the headline © ® ™ é ñ ü ç î ò

Notice: Undefined index: currentSection in /home/blackradionetwork/public_html/page.php on line 176
Bookmark and Share

Appeals Court Upholds TX Race Based Admissions

NEW ORLEANS -  A federal appeals court has upheld the consideration of race in undergraduate admissions to the University of Texas at Austin.

 A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, in New Orleans, upheld a program in which the university considers race as one factor for admission after Texas students from the top 10 percent of their high school classes claim places guaranteed by a state law.


The university reinstated race consideration after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a race-conscious admissions program at the University of Michigan Law School.

The program is designed to augment the Top Ten Percent law by considering race as a factor in remaining freshman class places at the university. That program was challenged by two white students, Abigail Fisher and Rachel Michalewicz, who were denied admission to the 2008 entering class at the UT main campus in Austin.

A federal district court in Austin upheld the race-conscious program in 2009. In its decision the 5th Circuit court panel agreed that the program did not violate the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause.

 

READ FULL OPINION HERE


STORY TAGS: BLACK NEWS, AFRICAN AMERICAN NEWS, MINORITY NEWS, CIVIL RIGHTS NEWS, DISCRIMINATION, RACISM, RACIAL EQUALITY, BIAS, EQUALITY, AFRO AMERICAN NEWS



Back to top
| Back to home page
Video

White House Live Stream
LIVE VIDEO EVERY SATURDAY
alsharpton Rev. Al Sharpton
9 to 11 am EST
jjackson Rev. Jesse Jackson
10 to noon CST


Video

LIVE BROADCASTS
Sounds Make the News ®
WAOK-Urban
Atlanta - WAOK-Urban
KPFA-Progressive
Berkley / San Francisco - KPFA-Progressive
WVON-Urban
Chicago - WVON-Urban
KJLH - Urban
Los Angeles - KJLH - Urban
WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
New York - WKDM-Mandarin Chinese
WADO-Spanish
New York - WADO-Spanish
WBAI - Progressive
New York - WBAI - Progressive
WOL-Urban
Washington - WOL-Urban

Listen to United Natiosns News