Ms. Magazine: Supreme Court Strikes Down Affirmative Action—A Blow to Equality and Democracy

In the News

Roxy Szal

Issues

Education, Racial Equity


This excerpt is from a piece that originally ran on June 29, 2023.

“Since Brown v. Board of Education, the nation has committed itself to using our system of education to remediate past discrimination and to promote integration,” said Rakim H.D. Brooks, president of Alliance for Justice. “For the first time, the Court tells us that our quest was not only unconstitutional but immoral—and does so in the name of Brown. … How dare Justice Roberts use the very laws passed to protect against segregation in a way that will surely maintain it.”

Read the complete piece.