|Perspective: Court's affirmative action ruling won't end society's challenges|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
The Supreme Court ruling upholding Michiganís voter-approved ban on race-based affirmative action effectively puts an end to what was always a controversial strategy.
Once considered our best hope to level the playing field for minorities and women held back by discrimination, the policy to provide opportunities in universities and in the workforce succeeded by many measures.
Blacks in particular were able to crack barriers at a time when racial prejudice and discrimination were overt.
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