Activists Take Aim at California's Proposition 209

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In 1996, California voters passed Proposition 209, which banned public institutions from discriminating on the basis of race, sex, or ethnicity. Today, an activist group known as BAMN filed a lawsuit against the University of California, challenging Prop 209. Peter Schmidt, senior writer for the Chronicle of Higher Education, is author of Color and Money: How Rich White Kids Are Winning the War over College Affirmative Action.

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Guest:
Peter Schmidt - Senior Writer, Chronicle of Higher Education - @pschmidtchron

Host:
Chery Glaser

Producer:
Karen Radziner