The fate of scholarship money is up in the air after an increasing number of universities have put their race-conscious programs on hold.


The footage draws attention to the Supreme Court striking down affirmative action.


Legacy admissions are based on parental connections to a given school, but support for the policy actually has something to do with race, research shows.

Leaders at Black colleges explain the potential benefits and definite negatives of the ruling.

The respective affirmative action dissent and concurring from Ketanji Brown Jackson and Clarence Thomas, the only Black Supreme Court judges, couldn't be more different. Read them here.

Race Matters

The decision from a conservative-leaning court reversed decades of precedent to prevent colleges from considering race in admissions. “The Supreme Court just stuck a dagger in the back of Black America," Rev. Al Sharpton said.

The Supreme Court is considering ending affirmative action.


While the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to decide whether race-based affirmative action should persist, legacy admissions—essentially “affirmative action” for wealthy and white students that's excluded students of color and low-income students for decades—remain untouched.

The Trump administration rescinded President Barack Obama’s affirmative action guidelines to school districts and colleges.