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Trump Administration Tackles Affirmative Action

By Hans A. von Spakovsky and Mike Gonzalez ● Heritage Foundation ● 07/05/2018


Just in time for the Fourth of July, the Trump administration announced it is rescinding Obama administration policies that directed universities to use racial preferences in the admissions process. Because this type of discrimination is the gateway drug of the identity politics balkanizing America, Tuesday’s decision is a boost for unity and a setback for those who want to divide Americans.