Top stories July 15th to July 22nd

Most Black adults in the U.S. are optimistic about their financial future (Pew Research) How Some MBEs Led Baltimore to Suspend a Prime Contractor (Engineering News) The new International African American Museum opens at a prominent site of the slave trade (WBUR) Historically Black Colleges and Universities Have Affirmative Action Solutions. But They Need Help … Read more

Supreme Court Rules Against Affirmative Action

The supreme court struck down the use of race in affirmative action in college admissions at Harvard and the University of North Carolina in a 6-3 vote. It ruled that the use of race by the two universities to promote diversity violated of the equal protection clause, “not permitting any distinctions of law based on … Read more