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Federal courts have long declined to enshrine the right to education into federal law. A careful look at the history of the 14th Amendment shows why that may be the wrong approach.
Trump's America is marked by the clash of intransigent, bitter opinions. And it's not just about gun control.
Blacks faced violent attacks led by white Confederates after the Civil War ended.
The struggle for equal rights for black citizens in the U.S. today is backed by the promise of the 14th Amendment. A historian takes us back to the grassroots movements that led to its passage.
Supreme Court upholds affirmative action at University of Texas.
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In the Fisher case judgment, the Supreme Court has reminded institutions to assess race-neutral policies. But evidence shows race-neutral policies could worsen racial inequalities.