Every American deserves the opportunity to realize the American dream, and we must support programs that give every student the chance to succeed. Affirmative action in education gives students a ladder to help them climb over the barriers to opportunity. Today, the Supreme Court strengthened that ladder for millions of students around the country by supporting affirmative action and ensuring that America remains the land of opportunity.
I have always believed that in America, the beauty is in the mix. From
that beauty flows our strength, our boundless creativity, and our versatility.
The Supreme Court today supported that view by confirming that the government
has a compelling interest in promoting diversity in education.
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