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Michelle Obama Blasts The SCOTUS Hypocrisy Behind The Overturn Of Affirmative Action

After the conservative Supreme Court majority overturned affirmative action, former First Lady Michelle Obama reacted with a powerful and personal statement.

The monstrous arrogance of the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision

What America will lose, now that affirmative action is effectively gone.

Can college diversity survive the end of affirmative action?

The Supreme Court just effectively ended colleges’ ability to consider race in admissions. Here’s what could happen next.

The SCOTUS decision on affirmative action in colleges, explained

Everything you need to know about the two cases that will likely have sweeping implications for race-conscious admissions at US colleges and beyond.

The Supreme Court effectively ends affirmative action

The Court’s decision will almost certainly have the same effect as a total ban on race-conscious admissions.

Michelle Obama: 'My Heart Breaks' After SCOTUS' Affirmative Action Ruling

The former first lady and president said the now-struck policy had “allowed generations of students … to prove we belonged.”

‘Not A Normal Court’: Joe Biden Slams Affirmative Action Ruling

The president said he strongly disagrees with the decision.

Opinion | This Moment Is the Culmination of a Decades-Long Backlash Against Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court’s momentous decision was decades in the making.

Supreme Court strengthens protections for religious rights at work

The Biden administration said existing religious protections are sufficient. But mail carrier Gerald Groff said he shouldn't have to deliver packages on Sunday.

Supreme Court revives case brought by postal worker seeking religious accommodations | CNN Politics

The Supreme Court revived the case of a former mail carrier, an evangelical Christian, who said the United States Postal Service violated federal law by failing to reasonably accommodate his inability to work on Sundays.

Michelle Obama speaks about how affirmative action personally affected her college life

"My heart breaks for any young person out there who’s wondering what their future holds," the former first lady wrote.

Supreme Court to rule Friday on student loans, LGBTQ rights

Two of the remaining cases are challenges to President Joe Biden’s student debt forgiveness program.

Ruling on college admissions could fuel attacks on corporations' diversity efforts

The decision striking down affirmative action in college admissions will give critics of DEI efforts ammunition and prompt companies to carefully review programs, experts say.

Ending Affirmative Action May Be Just the Beginning

Looking ahead to the Supreme Court’s potentially radical next move.

Biden slams SCOTUS affirmative action decision: 'Discrimination still exists in America'

"This is not a normal court," Biden said, when asked if it had gone "rogue."

Affirmative action ruling sharply divides Dems, GOP

Thursday’s extraordinary Supreme Court decision to banish race as a factor in college admissions is sharply dividing the parties on Capitol Hill, where Democrats denounced the ruling as a blow to c…

Biden urges ‘new path forward’ that factors in adversity after affirmative action ruling

President Biden urged colleges and universities in the U.S. to maintain a commitment to ensuring diverse student bodies in the wake of a Supreme Court ruling that struck down affirmative action mea…

Biden on affirmative action decision: ‘This is not a normal court’

President Biden on Thursday weighed in on the Supreme Court following its decision to upend affirmative action in college admissions, calling it “not normal.” “This is not a normal cour…

MSNBC’s Alex Witt Asks Whether The Supreme Court Deserves ‘Blowback’ For ‘Defying’ What ‘Majority Of Americans’ Want

MSNBC host Alex Witt asked Thursday whether the Supreme Court deserves "blowback" for "defying" public opinion in making its decisions.

Trump Cheers After All Three of His Supreme Court Picks Vote to Crush Affirmative Action at Colleges | The Gateway Pundit | by Cristina Laila | 42

President Trump on Thursday reacted to the Supreme Court’s decision to crush the racist ‘Affirmative Action’ policies at Harvard and the University of North Carolina.

Jackson and Sotomayor dismantle GOP majority’s ignorant ‘colorblind’ view

“Our country has never been colorblind,” Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson wrote, calling the ruling gutting affirmative action “a tragedy for us all.”

Justices Clarence Thomas and Ketanji Brown Jackson criticize each other in unusually sharp language in affirmative action case | CNN Politics

The Supreme Court’s landmark ruling Thursday on affirmative action pitted its two Black justices against each other.

'This is not a normal court': Biden blasts affirmative action ruling

The president pledged to direct the Department of Education to analyze practices for promoting diversity within the education system.

Biden Slams Supreme Court for Affirmative Action Decision: 'This Is Not a Normal Court'

Biden slammed the U.S. Supreme Court for striking down racial preferences in college admissions: "This is not a normal court."

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