Supreme Court set to hear case that could eliminate affirmative action

What role should race play when you or a loved one applies to college?

In the 1960s, colleges began asking about an applicant’s race so that diversity would improve on their campuses.

However, in recent years, it has become controversial — with some arguing the question unfairly impacts students who aren’t as diverse.

On Monday, the debate over the practice, which is known as affirmative action, will be front and center at the Supreme Court.

By taking up the case, it’s possible justices could outlaw the practice.

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