The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to punt a crucial affirmative action case back to a lower court doesn’t change the continuing need for race-conscious programs.
If we want to live in an America where a person’s race or ethnicity is no longer a barrier to success, we can’t make the mistake of pretending we’re already there.
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Aguilar, a University of Texas graduate, is executive director of the Greenlining Institutegreenlining.org