Proposition 209

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Democrats Scrap Affirmative Action Amendment

Bowing to pressure from within their party, Democrats in the Legislature on Monday abandoned an attempt to repeal the voter-approved ban on affirmative action in the state’s higher education system.


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‘Black Bruins’ Video Highlights Stark Statistics About Diversity At UCLA

A YouTube video by a group of university students is gaining national attention for revealing some stark statistics about the state of diversity at UCLA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2013

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Echoes Of Calif. Affirmative Action Law In Case Before High Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an affirmative action ban modeled after California’s 17-year-old law.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013