US top court to rule on affirmative action

Judges considering whether universities should assess race and gender when selecting students.

    The US supreme court is considering whether universities should assess race and gender when selecting students.

    It is part of a pre-existing policy called "affirmative action" where race and gender are factors used to admit students to academic institutions.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Maryland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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