Young People Speak Out About Campus Diversity [VIDEO]
While eight supreme court justice heard oral arguments for the Fisher v. University of Texas—a case that threatens to end equal opportunity admissions processes on college campuses across the country—close to a thousand young people, and their allies in racial justice descended on the courthouse steps to remind the nation why promoting diverse campuses is essential to expanding American values of equality and fairness to all member of society.
Alongside racial justice heavyweights like the Rev. Al Sharpton and the Rev. Jesse Jackson were hundreds of young people. Check out what some rally-goers told Campus Progress about why supporting equal opportunity admissions processes on their college campuses is more important now than ever.
Pratik Panda is an Online Communications Intern for Campus Progress. Follow him on Twitter at @adnap08. Aaron Brennan is a Communications Intern with Campus Progress