May 21, 2004
In California, a Misguided Battle Over Race
When John J. Moores, the chairman of the University of California Board of Regents, released a report last fall and told the news media that the Berkeley campus might be using race as an "unstated factor" in violation of Proposition 209, the state ban on race-conscious admissions, he ignited a firestorm of controversy that continues to rage.
In March, after Moores wrote an article in Forbes magazine elaborating on his views that the university system was "discriminating so blatantly
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