Supreme Court’s rejection of race-conscious admissions will perpetuate American injusticeJune 29, 2023
Justice Jackson in her dissent understood the truth: “Our country has never been colorblind. Given the lengthy history of state-sponsored race-based preferences in America, to say that anyone is now victimized if a college considered whether that legacy of discrimination has unequally advantaged its applicants fails to acknowledge the well-documented ‘intergenerational transmission of inequality’ that still plagues our citizenry.”
Ignoring race will not end racism. NYLPI will continue to work across our programs to achieve justice and dismantle this intergenerational demonstration of state-sanctioned inequality.
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