In my first political science class at U of M, I quickly realized I was only one of a handful of African American students in a lecture class of 200.
On June 8, the Columbus Dispatch carried a poll that measured people's opinions on issues concerning affirmative action, race, and LGBT questions.
History repeats itself: the first time as tragedy, the second time as farce. So it goes for the Supreme Court case on affirmative action and campus diversity, Fisher v. University of Texas.
Affirmative action has received an important boost from the Obama administration.
In April 2010, RNC Chairman Michael Steele told a group of 200 students at DePaul University that African-Americans "don't have a reason" to vote for Republican candidates.