Affirmative Distraction: Elimination of Affirmative Action at U-Massachusetts
Against The Current vol. 82

Gaytán, Marie Sarita
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/1709

Date Written:  01/09/1999
Year Published:  1999  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12871

The west wind has blown east. The elimination of affirmative action in Texas, California, and Washington's public university systems seemed like a phenomenon isolated to highly competitive west-coast state universities—until February 1999, when the University of Massachusetts announced that it too would eliminate the use of race-based admissions policies and scholarship programs.

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