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Guy W. Farmer: It’s time to end college policies based on race

At long last, the U.S. Supreme Court will finally have an opportunity to put an end to racial preferences in public university admissions decisions. The court will issue its highly anticipated decision on a controversial Michigan case before its current session ends next summer. I don’t understand why racial preferences are still needed more than 50 years after the civil rights revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. I was proud to be part of that revolution when Gov. Grant Sawyer desegregated Nevada casinos in the mid-1960s. But racial preferences have long since outlived their usefulness. Arguing in favor of racial …

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