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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Friday it will consider eliminating part of the landmark Voting Rights Act, the government's chief weapon against racial discrimination at polling places since the 1960s.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court faces a discomfiting decision. If it chooses, as it should, to hear a case concerning racial preferences in admissions at the University of Texas, the court will confront evidence of its complicity in harming the supposed beneficiaries of preferences the court has enabled and encouraged.
CHAMBERLAIN — The Chamberlain School District and The Coalition for Cultural Equality appear to be a little closer to achieving a cultural standards resolution.
Superintendent Debbie Johnson read the latest draft of the measure to the school board Monday night after she and representatives from the school board and coalition met that afternoon.
CHAMBERLAIN — Racial tensions in the Chamberlain school rose Wednesday after four students left school because of a controversy surrounding homemade T-shirts proclaiming “White Pride World Wide.”
Superintendent Tim Mitchell said the incident is under investigation by school officials.
“There has to be a reason why these kids made these shirts and showed up,” Mitchell said. “We just don’t know what it is yet.”
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