Affirmative action: A history of contention

Imminent US Supreme Court case places issue back in spotlight

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Boalt Hall student Cyrus Guray marches on July 24th, 1995 to protest the UC Board of Regents decision to end affirmative action.

The role of affirmative action in the university admissions process will once again be brought before the U.S. Supreme Court and into the national spotlight this week, representing the next step in a long history of debates that has often found itself played out at the University of California.
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